Special Coverage

The Team

Staff

Marc Boucher

Marc Boucher

Founder and Editor-in-Chief

The founder of SpaceQ. He continues to write on a regular business covering business, policy and technology. Marc has worked in the space sector since 1999 in various organizations and is also the CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactive Inc., a U.S. based new media company.

Elizabeth Howell

Elizabeth Howell

Associate Editor

SpaceQ Associate Editor as well as a business and science reporter, researcher and consultant. She recently received her Ph.D. from the University of North Dakota and is communications Instructor instructor at Algonquin College.

Craig Bamford

Craig Bamford

Toronto Reporter: Business & Culture

Craig is a graduate of Carleton’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, focused on conflict studies. Naturally, this means he writes on the Internet about gaming, tech, speculative fiction in addition to covering the startup and business scene.

Columnists

Iain Christie

Iain Christie

Columnist

Founder and CEO at SideKickSixtyFive Consulting and host of the Terranauts podcast. Iain is a seasoned business executive with deep understanding of the space business and government procurement policy. Iain worked for 22 years at Neptec including as CEO. He was a VP at the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, is a mentor at the Creative Destruction Lab and a visiting professor at the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management.

Prashant Shukle

Prashant Shukle

Columnist

President and CEO of the Global Geospatial Group, an international bespoke consultancy focused on geospatial and space-based technology, data and infrastructures. Prashant worked for 30 years in the federal government, in progressively senior roles, with the last ten as the head of the Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation. Prashant also serves on a variety of science boards and acts as a strategic advisor for geospatial startups and space consultancies.