Portia Bowman

Growbotics • CEO

Portia Bowman, as Founder and CEO of Growbotics Space, spearheads the vision for a circular on-orbit economy and champions sustainable industry practices. Renowned as an expert in On-Orbit Servicing, she provides technical strategy guidance to many organisations in the field. With a rich background encompassing over a decade of experience in space systems engineering and strategic business development, she has played pivotal roles at renowned organizations such as D-Orbit and Thales Alenia Space, consistently driving innovation and fostering strategic growth. Portia's commitment to the sector has been exemplified through her co-founding of SpaceCareers.uk, an initiative that earned her recognition from the UK Prime Minister. Her captivating TEDx talk further underscores her influence as a thought leader, shaping the dialogue on the future of space exploration with her insightful contributions.


International Astronautical Congress 2024

14-18 October 2024

Milan, Italy