Remco Timmermans
Co-Chair
Space Management and Business Department

Remco Timmermans (1970) is a leading social media specialist for the space industry, developing successful social media marketing campaigns for clients all over the world. Remco founded and leads two very different small companies. He is the director of Seventy Media, a communication agency specializing in the use of social media for space. In addition he is co-director of Expedition Factory, that specializes in corporate team training and Arctic expeditions. Remco also organizes press and space enthusiast trips to rocket launches at Baikonur Cosmodrome. In his spare time Remco is the volunteer CEO of the SpaceUp Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that helps organize SpaceUp unconferences all over the world. He is also an active member of the International Astronautical Federation and recently participated at the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs High Level Forum, in preparation to the Unispace+50 global space conference in 2018.

After obtaining a Bachelor of Engineering and a Master of Business Administration in 1995, Remco spent over 15 years in the international corporate world, working in IT, finance and process management at Compaq, Hewlett Packard and Oracle. After that he worked several years as a management consultant, specializing in organization design. He co-authored and published three books on sustainable business models, and frequently publishes blogs, magazine articles and papers about business process improvement, online marketing, business travel and space, and is a regular speaker on these topics at industry conferences around the world. During his career Remco lived and worked in several countries. Currently he is based in his native country the Netherlands.

Remco is an SSP13 (Strasbourg) alumnus and has been involved with ISU ever since. Remco was a teaching associate at SSP15 (Athens, Ohio), a team project co-chair at SSP16 (Haifa), member of the SSP15, SSP16 and SSP17 external relations teams, and a member of the SSP18 (Netherlands) local organizing committee and host team.