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Richard Parker

Richard Parker

Managing Director

Assure Space

Managing Director at Assure Space

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Assure Space

Managing Director

- Led multidisciplinary team to create new space underwriting agency to write launch and in-orbit insurance for launch vehicles and satellites.
- Preparation and presentation of business concept. Creation of underwriting and actuarial models.
- Secured key government contract and raised private equity capital for new venture.

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Partner Re / Paris Re / AXA SPACE

Senior Underwriter & Technical Director

- Performed underwriting role for space insurer; writing in excess $250M of exposure per year.
- Achieved annual premium volume of $20-25M each year, with excellent loss ratio performance.
- Prepared rate calculation, actuarial analysis and reporting, policy wording and claim determination.
- Responsible for all technical aspects of the underwriting process from risk assessment to claims analysis for both satellites and launch vehicles.

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Intelsat

Major Programs Procurement Manager

- Key player in team responsible for all Intelsat satellite and launch vehicle procurement and contract management.
- Managed commercial aspects for 10 new satellites and associated launch vehicles, in excess of $1.5B.

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EADS Astrium

Intelsat X Program Customer Interface

- Key member of bid team for first Eurostar 3000 satellite sale.
- Managed commercial aspects of a $400M contract with Intelsat.
- Responsible for customer interface, contract management and reporting.

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EADS Astrium / Matra Marconi Space / BAe Space Systems

Graduate Electronics Engineer

- Team member of Payload Assembly Integration and Test (AIT) for several communications satellites.
- Electronic design and test of Eurostar 2000 satellite Payload Interface Unit.
- Completed Graduate Apprenticeship throughout Satellite factory.

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The Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School

Masters of Business Administration

University of Hertfordshire

Masters of Engineering, Multidisciplinary Engineering

University of Hertfordshire

Bachelors of Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering