Laurent JAFFART

Vice President - Head of Constellations and Future Solutions

Laurent is currently working in the Sales and Marketing organization of Airbus Defence and Space taking care of constellations and future solutions with a focus on Space Systems.

Laurent leads a trans-national team based in France, Germany, in the UK and the USA. The aim of his organization is to bring constellation solutions and innovation on the market, including financing and business model innovation or product innovation.

Since 2015 and while becoming Vice President Head of Constellations and Future Solutions in the sales and marketing organization, he led the OneWeb bid for a constellation of 900 telecommunication satellites and the creation of the Joint Venture – Airbus OneWeb Satellites – to design and manufacture constellation satellites amongst other opportunities and seats on the Board of various space start-ups.

Laurent Jaffart holds a Masters in National Resources Strategy from the National Defense University (2013), two Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the former ESC Reims (Reims Management School – France) and Dublin City University (2002) and a Bachelor of Sciences (Hons) in European Business and Technology from the University of Brighton in the UK (2000).