Nihar Shah

Nihar Shah

Chief Strategy Officer

Nihar was appointed Chief Strategy Officer of SES in April 2024.

Having joined SES in 2006, Nihar has held various progressive managements roles in Market Research & Analysis, and Strategic Market Development. In his most recent role as Vice President Strategy, Market Intelligence & Customer Experience, he was responsible for SES’s strategic planning and market, competitive, and customer analysis. Nihar was also part of the SES team that evaluated the company’s investment into O3b Networks, defining SES’s successful diversification strategy to global network services.

Prior to SES, he worked for several years in consulting for the commercial and government space sector, and has lived and worked in India, the U.S. and the Netherlands. Nihar holds a B.A. in Economics, an M.A. in International Space & Technology Policy from George Washington University, and an MBA from Georgetown.

Nihar is a U.S. citizen, and currently lives in Washington, D.C.