Hypersonix comprises a team of aerospace specialists
who design and build hypersonic aircrafts
and space technologies.
chief executive officer
Matt has extensive experience in raising capital and over 25 successful exits in his career. With extensive experience across the technology, digital, deep tech, creative and banking sectors, he leads business transformations and commercial turnarounds that increase revenue, optimise structure, streamline operations, and increase productivity.
Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board
David has more than 30 years experience working in the Space and TMT (Technology, Media, Telecom) sector and is co-founder of Hypersonix Launch Systems, an Australian engineering, design and build company specialising in hypersonic vehicles and scramjet engines to provide sustainable, affordable access to space.
CTO, Director and Head of Engineering
A world leader in scramjet technology, Michael Smart spent 10 years as a Research Scientist at the NASA Langley Research Center: Scramjet Branch. He is the technology architect of the Wirraway satellite launch system. Michael is a research field leader in aviation and aerospace engineering.
Gary Lewis is an Executive Director on public company boards in the UK, US and Asia-Pacific, with more than 30 years’ experience in global capital markets.
Managing Director at Terra Firma Industries. Extensive experience in emerging markets, specialising in telecommunications and oil industries.
chief commercial officer
Robert Drolet is a Senior Executive with major entrepreneurial-listed corporates in the US, Europe and the Middle East. He has 37 years’ experience negotiating joint ventures, leading M&A transactions, and managing corporate restructures and turnarounds.