Andrew Faiola

Commercial Director
Astroscale

Andrew joined Astroscale in January 2023 to lead the Business Development, Sales, and Marketing functions in the UK and Europe as the company expands to make in-orbit servicing and debris removal routine by 2030 and delivers on its vision for safe and sustainable development of space for the benefit of future generations.  He is a senior leader with over 20 years growing revenue across the satellite communications and space industries.  

   

He was previously VP EMEAAP Sales at ALL.SPACE, leading sales and business development for all commercial and global government segments.  Prior to that, he held senior positions at ST Engineering iDirect and Intelsat where he focused on providing critical communications infrastructure to the Aviation, Maritime, and Land Mobile segments.  Earlier in his career, he held various sales and marketing roles at NewSkies Satellites, and at an independent teleport in the USA called ESATEL Communications.  He also performed research and project development work at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), the Embassy of Mexico in Washington, DC, and at NASA, which involved the provision of Internet service and remote sensing for environmental purposes.  

   

Andrew holds a BA in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis, and an MA in International Affairs from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.