Damien Staples

Non Executive Director

Damien joined Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, as Vice President, Global Sales and Partnerships in April 2020. Damien leads a global team supporting Inmarsat partners as the industry transitions to higher bandwidth digital services. Inmarsat was acquired by US-based Viasat Inc in May 2023.

Prior to joining Inmarsat, Damien held various executive positions at BT Group in London (2011-18), and GE Capital in the USA (2005-09). He has led various strategic consulting initiatives in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and worked for AXA Asia-Pacific Holdings and Telstra in his native Australia.

Damien holds an MBA from the London Business School and a Bachelor of Business Information Systems from Monash University in Melbourne. Damien is an amateur wine collector and WSET level 3 qualified. He enjoys distance cycling, and travelling.