BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mr Richard Davis is a founding partner of New York-based space advisory firm Argosat Consulting and is recognised as an expert in the space technology field. He has worked extensively in the areas of space technology industries and applications and has advised on a number of satellite procurement programs.
Mr Davis provides advice to a number of the world’s largest space industry lenders and investors and has a significant client base including the Export-Import Bank of the United States, Export Development Canada, Blackstone Group and Francisco Partners, and has advised on a number of satellite procurement programs for governments and large regional satellite operators, including Indonesia’s SATRIA satellite.
Mr Davis holds a Bachelor of Science, Astrophysics (with Distinction) degree from the University of Minnesota, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business Administration.
LEON KEMPLER AO
Mr Leon Kempler AO is a highly respected executive who was appointed to the Order of Australia in 1998 and 2018 for his contribution to philanthropic institutions in the areas of culture, education and medicine and for his contribution to furthering Australia-Israel bilateral relations. His career has spanned over thirty years in a range of industries including communications, software and IT.
His roles are significant and have included: Chairman of ADSone, Director of GBS Inc., Chairman of the Advisory Council of Questacon – the National Science and Technology Centre, President of Museums Board of Victoria, National Chairman of the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce, International Advisor to the Israel Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Institute, Honorary Life Governor of the Sir General John Monash Foundation, Patron of the Haven Foundation and Director of the Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Mr Kempler holds an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Deakin University and Fellowships from Monash University, Technion Institute of Science and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.