Commercial Director, Virgin Galactic
Stephen Attenborough is commercial director for Virgin Galactic, which is on track to become the world’s first passenger–carrying commercial spaceline and has attracted over 560 future astronauts and more than $70 million in funding. Attenborough joined Virgin Galactic in 2004 to put in place the commercial foundations of the business. He now directs sales, marketing, customer care, PR, and the communications team in London. Additionally, Attenborough is responsible for workstreams that are investigating non-tourism applications for the new space vehicles, particularly science research.