We are entrepreneurs, engineers and experts in Space technology. The team has an outstanding track record for building technology focussed services businesses and incudes highly experienced engineers with specialist knowledge of avionics, design, electronics, launch safety, manufacturing, payload mechanics, propulsion, qualification, simulation, systems, and testing.

Together with our industry partners we are transforming access to research and testing services in microgravity and making space sustainable.

Rob Adlard


Rob has a background in developing new concepts for the launch industry, working as an engineer for an orbital launch vehicle developer, and working with government in economic policy areas. He is responsible for systematising the engineering and commercialising the development at Gravitilab.

James Kilpatrick


James is an experienced venture capitalist and investor with more than 20 years’ experience of founding, financing, building and selling high growth businesses in the UK. He works with a variety of privately owned companies, advising on growth strategy and corporate infrastructure.

Mark Roberts

Managing Director

Mark is a highly proficient business leader with more than 30 years’ experience in the wider aerospace industry and a particular expertise in suborbital services. He has built and run two consultancy businesses and at Gravitilab he is responsible for the commercial and operational roll-out of our services program.

Denise Markham Wroe

Chief Of Staff

Denise has over 25 years' experience creatively marketing major clients across a variety of industries, including aviation, automotive and technology companies. With a strategic approach to business and marketing she helps to raise awareness of our brand and develop customer engagement.

Brian Zielinski-Smith

Technical Services Director

Brian has a strong background in developing and defining products and services for the global test and measurement industries. With over 15 years in customer facing roles within technology and engineering industries, and more than 10 years of direct B2B experience across Product Management, Sales and Business Development, Brian has focussed on products, solutions and strategies to deliver demonstrable growth.