Since 2008 The Executive Board has taken over the CEO-role of the company.
Our Executive Board is formed by Scott Millican, Albert Dijkstra and Greg Sims. The Executive Board brings together a broad capability from senior level management experience and knowledge within the European space sector to extensive corporate financial experience with companies of our size and business models.
The Executive Board governs HE Space. For more information on our Executive Board members see the profiles below.
Scott Millican - Founder and Shareholder
Scott Millican has extensive experience in the space business. In 1969 he developed the Lunar Surface Checklist and train the astronauts for the procedures that would help take Apollo Missions from 11 to 17 to the moon and safely back to Earth. Together with Mike Hernandez he launched Hernandez Engineering in 1982. In 1997 he became the single owner of Hernandez Engineering BV and the name changes to HE Space Operations.
Albert Dijkstra - Co-CEO
Albert Dijkstra is managing partner and co-founder of Navius Corporate Finance & Strategy, specialising in combining dealmaking, corporate finance and strategy shaping. His clients include listed companies and medium-sized businesses in various sectors, including business services, industry, banks and insurers, food and echnology industries. He is the chairman of the Board of Advisors since 2010. Prior to starting his own company, he worked for Paribas in the finance sector.
Albert studied Business Administration and Public Administration at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Second to his advisory practice, Albert is on the board of directors of several companies in which he has acquired a stake.
Greg Sims - Co-CEO
Greg Sims joined the advisory board of HE Space in 2016, he brings more than thirty years of experience related to the Space sector covering both the Institutional and Commercial Space markets. After studying electronic engineering he worked for a range of Space Companies in both the US and Europe and then worked at ESA-ESTEC in the Netherlands for ten years before leaving to start his own Company. Over his long and varied career he has undertaken a wide range of roles including Company Director and Chairman for both listed and non-listed Companies. In 2016 he joined the corporate finance and strategy Company Navius as a consulting partner, focusing on the technology and Space sectors.