Sias Mostert

Dr. Sias Mostert is the Managing Director of Space Commercial Services Holdings (Pty) Ltd and has been an active member of the space industry in South Africa since 1992. He started his career in space engineering as Development Manager on the SunSat programme at Stellenbosch University from 1992 and was one of the founding members of SunSpace in 2000. In 2008 he co-founded SCSH with Ferdi Herbst and has continued to support the space community through serving as a member of the IAA and as Treasurer of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE).

Dr. Mostert has a keen interest in bridging the digital divide with space technology and is passionate about using space technology as a catalyst for development.