Josh Fedder

Head of Space Strategy, Department for Science, Innovation and Technology


Josh joined the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (formally BEIS) as Head of Space Strategy in October 2021.
His responsibilities have included designing a Space Directorate that acts as a clear centre of gravity for civil space policy across Whitehall, establishing the government’s first National Space Board in partnership with the Ministry of Defence, and overseeing the delivery of the ambitions set out in the National Space Strategy.
During his career in the Civil Service, Josh has worked in several government departments including roles with the New Zealand government scrutinising the delivery of a complex multi-billion-pound infrastructure rebuild programme following the Canterbury Earthquakes.

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