Advisory Board Member Profile
Senior Vice President, SES Global Government and Managing Director
Areas of Expertise
Customer-Focused Innovation, Principles Of Customer Relationship Building, Customer First Culture
Nicole Robinson is the Senior Vice President of Global Government for SES, the largest commercial satellite operator in the world. In addition, Robinson serves as the CEO and Managing Director of SES Techcom Services based in Luxembourg. In her role at SES, she is responsible for the company’s global business portfolio of government customers in the areas of defense, security, humanitarian, federal, civilian and institutional organizations. In addition to these roles, Ms. Robinson serves as Chairman of the Board of Redu Space Services and Director of the LuxGovSat Board of Directors.
In the 12 years since Ms. Robinson joined SES, she has served in a variety of Executive roles leading teams in the area of government product development, business development, government affairs and marketing. Prior to joining SES, she served as the leader of the Strategic Communications function for the U.S. Joint Forces Command’s Standing Joint Force Headquarters (SJFHQ) with General Dynamics as well as the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
Ms. Robinson is known in the satellite industry for serving in a variety of leadership positions including two terms as Chair of the Hosted Payload Alliance as well as Vice Chair, Board level positions for the Washington Space Business Roundtable, SSPI and others. She was the recipient of the 2012 Future Leaders Award by the Society of Satellite Professionals International and is a member of “The FEW,” an invitation-only assembly of senior executive women.
Ms. Robinson is certified in Federal Financial Management by the Federal Training Center, completed her bachelor’s degree in Communications at Radford University, earned an MBA from Liberty University, and is a graduate of the Senior Executives in National and International Security Program at Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government.