James Cemmell

Vice President, Government Engagement at Inmarsat


Vice President, Government Engagement, Inmarsat

Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy

James Cemmell is the Vice President, Government Engagement, at Inmarsat, the largest mobile satellite operator globally, where he focuses on space policy, security, emerging markets, EU, trade and regulated industries. He is also a Council Member of UKSpace, a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, and a member of the Advisory Network to the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy.

James conceived and delivered the ‘Pushing Digital Frontiers’ series of UK government backed emerging market programmes in partnership with the governments of: Indonesia, Philippines, Nigeria, which were awarded Champion status by the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). James is an external faculty member of the London Institute of Space Policy and Law (ISPL) and has been elected as a Policy Fellow of the Cambridge Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP), University of Cambridge.

MBA Downing College, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge (awarded Academic Prize). MA International Development BCID. BSc Chemistry University of Leeds. Certificate of Advanced Studies in International Trade Regulation, World Trade Institute. Mathematics, Open University. Honorary Life Member, Leeds University Union. Prior: Access Partnership following early career experience in UK and EU political and regulatory positions.