Duncan Claude Stanton

Duncan Claude Stanton

Duncan was educated in Pretoria, South Africa. He holds an MBA from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and an engineering degree from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He has worked at the South African national research council (CSIR) and joined Space Advisory Company in 2014. He is currently the CEO of Space Advisory Company, one of the largest privately-owned spacecraft engineering firms in South Africa, located near Cape Town. His technical area of expertise stems from a background in Radar and Electronic Defence Modelling and Simulation and has applied this in developing innovative Satellite Synthetic Aperture Radar missions and system concepts. He is proud to lead the more than 50 specialist personnel of Space Advisory Company, focused on facilitating, designing and managing satellite programmes, from sub-systems and payloads through to the utilisation and commercialisation of the relevant sustainable space technologies.

Space Advisory Company – Summary

The Space Advisory Company (SAC) is a satellite programme and systems engineering bureau situated near Cape Town, South Africa. Our programme management and systems engineering expertise specialise in adding value to satellite programmes through facilitating solutions for customers on missions, systems and sub-system levels. Services focus on mission and systems engineering specialist consulting and the design of Optical and SAR Earth Observation Spacecraft, Payloads and Subsystems. The more than 50 specialist personnel of Space Advisory Company have honed their skills during various satellite and aerospace programmes both locally and internationally in partnership with a growing number of collaborators.