Steve Wadey Assumes CEO Role at QinetiQ

Steve Wadey
Steve Wadey

Steve Wadey, formerly managing director of MBDA’s U.K. business, has taken on his new role as CEO at QinetiQ.

Wadey, whose appointment was announced in January 2015, is tasked to steer QinetiQ’s organic-plus growth strategy and lead more than 5,000 employees in the U.K., U.S., Belgium and Australia, QinetiQ said Monday.

“I am relishing my new role and look forward to working with all of our employees, who are held in high regard throughout the industry, as we develop and grow QinetiQ to meet changing customer needs in both defense and commercial markets,” said Wadey.

At MBDA, he helped to establish Team Complex Weapons as a way to collaborate with clients and industry.

Wadey will remain as co-chair of the defense growth partnership between the U.K. government and defense sector.

He is a fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, Institute of Engineering and Technology and Royal Academy of Engineering.

You may also be interested in...


Microsoft Azure Government Now Offers 142 Services With FedRAMP’s High Provisional Authorization

Microsoft now has 142 cloud services certified with high provisional authorization to operate under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, which aims to standardize the security of cloud products used in the federal government. The company said in a blog post published Thursday its offerings under the Azure Government cloud work to boost the security and compliance of federal agencies.

MCR Federal

MCR Federal Working to Provide Space Force With Modernized C2 Software

MCR Federal secured a contract in May to help the U.S. Space Force implement new command and control software equipped with modernized applications in an effort to replace aging space C2 software tools.

X-57 Maxwell

NASA to Hold High-Voltage Ground Tests for X-57 Electric Aircraft

NASA is slated to conduct ground tests for high-voltage operation of an experimental plane being designed by Empirical Systems Aerospace to help the agency create certification requirements for electric aircraft units.