“We had a shortlist of one person for this new role at Seraphim Space and we are delighted that André has accepted the challenge,” said CEO Mark Boggett.
Seraphim Space, the manager of (), has appointed Sir Richard Branson’s former chief investment adviser, Andre Ronsoehr, as chief investment officer, with immediate effect.
Ronsoehr worked for nearly a decade at Virgin Management, Branson’s family office, where he co-led the initial investment in One Web in 2015 and the early investments in Virgin Galactic and Virgin Orbit.
Seraphim said he was appointed to help develop and expand the space investment portfolio.
Mark Boggett, CEO of Seraphim Space, said: “We had a shortlist of one person for this new role at Seraphim Space and we are delighted that André has accepted the challenge. André’s experience in leading investments in, Virgin Galactic and Virgin Orbits and in supporting their growth is unmatched. The next phase of growth is underway in the space realm and Seraphim Space is at the forefront of finding and investing in the brightest minds and the smartest ideas that will deliver innovative, high-value solutions. added that disrupt, transform and improve life as we know it.
Ronsoehr said: “As the world’s leading investor in space technology, with an exceptional track record and following their successful fundraising, Seraphim Space is the right place at the right time for me. I look forward to continuing to work in the industry that I am deeply passionate about and look forward to identifying new investments and helping these companies become future champions in order to positively transform the world and have an impact. on the daily life of many people.