Sam Spencer is the Founder and Principal of Etiam Engineering. Sam leads the Etiam Engineering team, whilst working with a select team of best-in-class global specialists to ensure that our Space-based process research, design, validation and operational optimization meets our Mission and Values.
Sam is a highly respected technology leader focusing on innovative technical development and project / business optimization. He has over 20 years of success in the development of over $US40 billion of innovative on-Earth oil / gas, metals, utilities and infrastructure projects at several locations around the world, and is currently the Chief Technology Officer of Queensland Pacific Metals. In 2014 he used this experience to start Etiam Engineering.
Sam has a B.Eng Chemical (Honors), an MBA (Technology) and is the Co-Author of a book series on Developing and Settling Space. Sam is also a NASA NIAC collaborator and a member of the AIAA Space Resources Technical Committee. Sam is certified as a Project Management Professional and a Six Sigma Black Belt, and is a Fellow of The Institution of Chemical Engineers and the Institution of Engineers Australia.