CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Patrick Biewer is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GovSat. He reports directly to the GovSat Board of Directors, and is in charge of all GovSat business activities, building customer relationships with international institutions such as the European Union (EU), the United Nations (UN) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO). Mr Biewer has held a number of executive positions since he joined SES in 1993, including Managing Director of SES Broadband Services (SBBS). Mr Biewer is a Luxembourg national, and was educated in France and the UK. He holds a Master’s Degree in Telecommunications from Université de Nancy and an MBA from the Open University.
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Jürgen Espanion is the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of GovSat. Taking on this role in February 2016, he is responsible for the secure operation of all GovSat services, as well as the development of governmental and institutional products and services. Before starting with GovSat, he worked in various positions at SES. Mr Espanion has more than 27 years of experience in the satellite communications industry, during which he has held various positions in the engineering, operations, business development and sales departments for a variety of international corporations.
CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER
Paul Wells is the Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of GovSat. Taking on the role in September 2016 he is responsible for working closely with our customers to develop offerings that match their needs using GovSat-1. Before joining GovSat he worked for QinetiQ where he created, developed and grew several highly successful businesses in the Communications, Security and ISR domains for Defence, Security and Commercial customers. He also spent time working in Government on creating and delivering highly challenging technical programmes into operational use. He has over 34 years of experience in secure satcoms for Defence and Security applications.