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     Date Submitted:15-11-2018
     Last Modified:15-11-2018 (05:01)
    Job information
     Current job:Mission Designer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations
     KeywordsEarly mission designer, physicist, project management, NASA, NASA Ames, International Space university, ISU, Phase A, Pre-phase A, Enceladus, Breakthrough Initiatives, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship,teacher, teaching, science communicator, presentor

    British, aged 31

    I have just returned from NASA Ames, and graduating with a masters from the International Space University.
    I hold a Physics degree, and taught the sciences for several years while doing entrepreneurship.
    I am passionate about human spaceflight, exploration and early mission design.


    Employment History:

    NASA Ames Research Scholar
    May – Aug 2018

    Project 1: Developing pre-phase A mission with Dr Chris McKay
    Developing a model of the laser on an Enceladus fast fly-by
    Growing team
    Developing flight trajectory
    Selecting launch vehicle (deltaV and C3 calculations)
    Pitching mission to NASA and Breakthrough Initiatives.

    Project 2: Researching asteroid mining
    Extrapolating a viable business model;
    Researching the plasma sail.

    8Billionminds founder
    2011 - Present

    Global learning platform for live knowledge sharing
    Managing and leading 20 volunteers worldwide inc. in development, design, marketing, business development and finance

    Hakysak co-founder

    Peer-to-peer renting platform.
    Developing designs, obtaining funds and developing business strategy

    Private tutor
    2009 - 17


    Self-employed business, TutorSam inc.
    Teaching sciences and math at GCSE, A-level & University level
    200+ private pupils including celebrity & underprivileged kids.

    Senior Mentor
    Summer 2013

    The Challenge ltd.
    Running intensive 3 week developmental activities for inner city kids in the countryside including hiking and community projects

    Science teacher

    Great Britain’s Junior Ski Team
    High-paced, round-the-clock work for 6 months with base in Austria
    Roles include teaching the academic studies, logistics and transporting kids to competitions all around Europe

    Physics Lecturer
    Summer 2009

    University of Sussex International Summer School
    20 hours per week of lectures to US pupils


    Education & Qualifications:

    Alison MOOC

        Project Management



    International Space University

        Masters Space Studies

    EdX MOOC

        Human Spaceflight

    School for Social Entrepreneurs, Unltd, Princes Trust
    2010, 2014, 2016
        Entrepreneurship courses

    University of Sussex

        BSc Physics

    Reigate College

        3 A-levels: Physics, Math, History
        2 As-levels: Photography, Music Technology


    Interests and Other Skills:


    Highly computer literate: Python, MATLAB, STK (basic), GMAT (basic), Latex, Final Cut X, Photoshop, Mailchimp, Tweetdeck, Trello, Realtimeboard, HTML (basic), CSS (basic), GIT, website architecture.


    IAC 2018: Attended and presented.
    Moon Village Workshop Association participant.
    Sussex physics university magazine director.


    Innovating and designing new educational concept and business. Strategist, managing director and project manager. Building teams of volunteers, funding, investment, branding, marketing, outsourcing, time-management, and networking. Website and application front and back-end design including UX.


    English (native), French (B1), Greek (A1), Russian (A1).

    Improvised Theatre

    Running therapeutic and fun workshops for MIND charity, those with severe anxiety, as well as running workshops for two networks of 100+ improvisers. Performing in groups on stage and workshops for over 3 years.


    Scuba Diving OW + Advanced, UK Driving License.


    Significant parts of Europe & Asia, on and off for over 10 years.
    Highlights include India for 5 months (trekking elephants in the jungle), camel riding through Moroccan desert, and motor-biking Vietnam for 3 months.


    Mitigating Radiation for Long-Duration Human Spaceflight – ISU IP - A grade
    Effects on Telecommunications from a Second Carrington Event (IAC presentation 2018)
    The case for a private Deep Space Network
    newSTARTS – Strategic and Technological Approaches for Reinvigorations Telecommunications via Space – ISU TP


    Invited into Peter Diamandis A360D network
    ISU MSS18 Class Rep
    16,000€ ESA Scholarship
    SPARK accelerator 2017
    Scottish EDGE winner 2017
    School for Social Entrepreneurs Award Winner 2016
    European Climate Launch Pad finalists 2016
    UnLtd award winner 2015
    Princes Trust award winner 2014


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