Doug BattlesBusiness Development Manager international
Doug is a Business Development Manager for HE Space Operations GmbH, supporting our customers in southern Germany as well as all over Europe. Between November 2009 and December 2018, Doug was a contracting engineer for HE Space, working assignments in Europe for Airbus, NASA, NOAA and ESA. Starting in January 2019, Doug began supporting HE Space in Business Development, focusing on our customers in Hessen, Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria. With 40 years in the aerospace business, he is the most experienced member of the team in Germany. His expertise covers remote sensing instruments, satellites and launch vehicles: spanning design, manufacturing, integration, test, launch and in-orbit operations.
Doug studied Aerospace Engineering at the University of Arizona, achieving a BSc degree with Honours.
He enjoys spending time with his family, going skiing, sailing and SUP boarding.