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Glyn Thomas


Glyn has the role of lead engineer for the key Airbus programme :  Enchanced Mobile Broadband and Very High throughput Satelltes.  This programme includes the development of new generation of digital processors, active antennas, preparation for future MILSATCOM missions  and the extension of our E3000 NEO platform to higher power.

Glyn is a Senior Expert in flexible, processed and HTS payloads, and is using this capacility to co-ordinate an end to end approach to the design development and specfiction of end to end future flexible high throughut payloads.

Glyn was deputy chief engineer for Airbus Defence and Space payload equipment’s division during the period 2010 to 2014. Glyn previously managed research and development where he generated a number of key patents in the fields of flexible communications payloads. 

Prior to this Glyn worked in both systems engineering and microwave design roles on the RADARSAT 2 Synthetic Aperture RADAR system. Glyn graduated from St. Andrews University with a degree in theoretical Physics and also holds a Master’s degree in Microwave Solid State Physics.