Meir Moalem CEO and Managing Director
A jet fighter pilot, Lt. Col (Res.) of the IAF, has over 20 years of experience in management, R&D and operation of state-of-the-art projects in Space Systems and Unmanned Aerial Systems, among those acting as a deputy sq. commander and leading the MEIDEX experiment on Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-107) as the project manager for Israel’s first astronaut flight, managing Israel’s satellite projects (such as Ofeq, Tecsar) and more.
Meir has a B.Sc. in Physics and Computer Sciences (with honours) and an M.A. from the Diplomacy and National Security executive program (with honours). Currently he is working on his PhD in national security and space programs in Tel Aviv University, Israel. Meir has also received the Israel National Defence award in 2009.
Brett Mitchell Non-Executive Director – Corporate
Mr Mitchell is a corporate finance executive with over 20 years of experience in the venture capital, capital markets, tech and resources industries.
He has been involved in the founding, financing and management of both private and publicly-listed companies, including the second listed medical cannabis company on the ASX – MGC Pharmaceuticals (MXC). Mr Mitchell is also currently a director of ASX listed TNT Mines (TIN).
Mr Mitchell holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Western Australia and is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).
Peter Wall Non-Executive Chairman
Mr Wall is a partner at Steinepreis Paganin, a Perth law firm, which he joined in January 2000. Mr Wall has a wide range of experience in all forms of mergers and acquisitions (including takeovers and schemes of arrangement) and has also advised on numerous successful IPO’s and back door listings on the ASX. In addition, Mr Wall specialises in corporate reconstructions and recapitalisations of listed entities, acting as principal or advisor to the transaction. Mr Walls other core areas of practice include information technology, energy and resources, capital markets, corporate and strategic advice, securities law, commercial law and contract law.
Maya Glickman-Pariente Non-Executive Director
Highly experienced and regarded as a global industry leader, Maya Glickman-Pariente is Sky and Space Global (UK) Ltd’s Chief Operating Officer and will lead the team on satellite mission analysis, mission control software development, and operations management. Maya is MASTER STK certified and was a Senior Satellite Engineer of communications satellite with wide experience in satellite operations. Maya was part of the AMOS-3 development team, LEOP and IOT missions as well as the AMOS-1 end of life mission team. Maya designed and optimized several large scale constellations for earth observation and communication use, and was involved in the assembly, integration and testing of “Duchifat-1”, the first Israeli Nanosatellites. Maya has a B.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering and M.E in System Engineering, both from the Technion University, Aerospace faculty, and is also a graduate of the 2004 ISU summer session program in Adelaide, Australia. Recently, Maya was nominated Associate Chair of the space engineering department in the International Space University summer session program 2016.
Yonatan Shrama VP Business Development and Non-Executive Director
Yonatan has over 12 years of experience in business development and entrepreneurship in automotive technology systems, medical equipment and high technology security equipment. Yonatan has extensive experience in managing teams and processes. Yonatan is currently the chairman of Enigmo, a Cyber company, and VP Bizdev at SPACECIALIST.
Meidad Pariente CTO
With more than 20 years of satellite and aerospace industry experience, Meidad is a founder of Sky and Space Global and its Chief Technical Officer. Meidad started as AMOS-1 satellite operator, later was the Deputy Mission Manager of AMOS-2, Chief systems engineer of AMOS-3 successfully launched in 2008, and special engineering advisor for AMOS-5, launched in 2011. Meidad was the chief systems engineer and led a team of Israeli engineers and scientists designing the VENUS project, an Israeli-French hyperspectral satellite. Meidad is a leading nanosatellite expert, having led projects in Israel, Europe and the USA. In 2014 Meidad and Maya led the “Duchifat-1” project, the first Israeli nanosatellite which was launched successfully in June 2014 as part of a tertiary project. The nano-satellite is still fully operational. Meidad holds a B.Sc in Physics from Tel Aviv University and a M.E. in Systems Engineering from the Technion Aerospace faculty.
Rachel Kerr Joint Company Secretary
Mrs Kerr has 7 years’ experience as a Company Secretary on both private and public companies, working on acquisitions, capital raisings, listing of companies on ASX, due diligence reviews and compliance of public companies. Mrs Kerr is also Company Secretary of MGC Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Steven Woods Joint Company Secretary
Steven specialises in corporate advisory, company secretarial and financial management services. Steven is a Chartered Accountant and has been involved in various private and seed capital raisings as well as successful ASX listings, whilst also providing company secretarial and financial management services to both ASX and unlisted public and private companies. Steven is currently employed by Grange Consulting. Prior to joining Grange Steven started his career in the Perth office of Pitcher Partners where he spent several years in their corporate re-structuring division.