Balvinder is English of Indian origin, resident in Madrid, Spain. He is a Business & Finance graduate who also studied a Masters in Mediation from the University of London. He has extensive experience leading business, social, cultural, media and technology projects in Spain and internationally. His main skills include creative & strategic input, business development & senior management, team leadership, relationship management and business mediation. Balvinder is passionate about the importance of building strong and eective teams and enabling projects which push boundaries. He is a strong advocate of self empowerment and proactiveness to achieve one´s goals, with his favourite quote being that of Mohatma Gandhi: “Be the change you want to see in the world.” Currently, he is a Board Member and Director at BOOSTER Space Industries, an innovative international SubOrbital Space/Aerospace project with important stakeholders in Spain, Europe and the US. He is an Associate Professor at IE Business School, giving sessions on Leadership, Team Management and Motivation, Conflict Resolution Skills, Entrepreneurship and the New Commercial Space Industry.