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Robert Lowson


Robert was UK National Contact Point for Framework Programme 7/Horizon 2020 Space research from 2011 to April 2014, and has worked on other projects for Beta mostly focused on Space. This follows a long career in the UK Civil Service, including as Minister in the UK Representation to the EU, Defra’s Communications Director, Defra’s Environment Strategy Director, and four years’ working for the European Environment Agency (EEA) to pursue their interests in Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES, now Copernicus). Since leaving the civil service he has also undertaken short term consultancy assignments for the European Meteorological Network, Cambridge University, and the EEA.

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