Charlie Bilsland is an entrepreneur, innovation consultant and adventurer.  He started his career at IBMiX, working on CX strategy for FTSE100 clients, including Vodafone and Thames Water before taking time off to cycle the Silk Road, from Venice to Xi’an.  Upon his return, he founded Adventure Goat, an adventure travel marketplace, which he ran for two years before returning to consulting, this time in innovation.  He’s worked with a number of clients, including BP, RNM and Repsol.  His current focus is on enabling innovation in the space sector, working with startups and corporates to drive forward the NewSpace agenda.