Spacetide

Speakers

Jonathan Hung

Founder and President

Singapore Space and Technology Association

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Hung is Founder and President of the Singapore Space and Technology Association (SSTA), Singapore’s lead, industry association focused on developing the space technology industry. The SSTA coordinates all elements of space activity in Singapore, ranging from engagements with foreign space agencies, working with space industry chiefs and top research organisations spanning the globe. It also supports a range of start-ups, innovators and venture capitalists. His international work experience includes management roles with the Contraves Group, CAE Inc, ST Engineering Electronics and Flex, where he’s credited for establishing and leading their successful Advanced Incubation Centre in Asia. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hung was Centre Director for Middle East & North Africa Operations at the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB). There, he handled portfolios in aerospace, marine/offshore and super yacht sectors. In particular, he led the development of the space incubator unit that is presently EDB’s space office. Mr. Hung currently serves on the Board of the Air Transport Training College, Synspective Pte. Ltd., Space Generation Advisory Council, International Lunar Observatory Association, and is an ExCom Member of the Japanese Space Agency’s Asia Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum. He also serves as:  Vice-President of the Singapore Institute of Aerospace Engineers (SIAE)  Co-Chair of the RSAF Aerospace Technology & Engineering Conference  Advisor to Transcelestial Technologies Pte. Ltd.  Advisor to NuSpace, an NUS STAR Labs spin-off  Impact Partner to Hong-Kong based Fresco Capital  Member, Singapore Tourism Board’s Conference Ambassador Programme  Member, International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Commercial Spaceflight Safety Committee  Member, Ngee Ann Polytechnic Aerospace Technology Advisory Committee Jonathan graduated Magna Cum Laude from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, double majoring in Aerospace Science and Aviation Business Administration.