Meet the expert

Meet the expert

Christopher Baugh


Christopher serves as the CEO and founder of Northern Sky Research (NSR, an Analysys Mason company), which he created in 2000 to provide independent, actionable market research and consulting services to the satellite industry. He directs all NSR multi-client research reports and single-client consulting projects, and manages a global team of analysts that stand at the forefront of satellite industry expertise.

Before forming NSR, Christopher served as Senior Analyst for Pioneer Consulting where he covered all aspects of the satellite market. Prior to Pioneer, he was an International Trade Specialist and Economist for the US Department of Commerce in Washington, DC. While at the Department of Commerce, Christopher was a recipient of the Charles F. Meissner Memorial Award for his work on trade negotiations in the International Trade Administration.

Christopher also has extensive legislative and analytical experience from his work for the Committee on International Relations and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, both in the US House of Representatives. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Westminster College and a Master’s degree in international affairs from The George Washington University.