President - Conor MacDonald

Conor MacDonald is a professional systems engineer at Shoal Engineering and the 2019 President of the Australian Youth Aerospace Association.

Conor joined the AYAA in 2016 as the South Australian Representative and has held a variety of positions within the AYAA national committee that have provided him with an extensive overview of the organisation. He has made significant contributions to the development of numerous AYAA programs including the Australian Universities Rocket Competition and Undergraduate Space Week.

Conor is an Honours graduate from The University of Adelaide and holds a graduate certificate in Space Studies from The University of South Australia. With a proven track record of leadership with multidisciplinary and international teams of students and young professionals, Conor is looking forward to implementing a sustainable finance and management structure within the AYAA for 2019.