Olga Stelmakh-Drescher

Chief Policy, Legal & GR Officer at EXOLAUNCH

Region: Europe

Field: NewSpace, Space Law and Policy, Space Diplomacy, Launch Services

Profile: Dr. Olga Stelmakh-Drescher is a NewSpace advocate, international space lawyer and space environmentalist, a shaper of space sustainability goals and social responsibility for space activities. In her current position with EXOLAUNCH, she has fostered lasting and fruitful relationships with many in the international space community, leading to business and policy successes across the globe. She has worked in the space sector for more than 15 years, including 7 years of governmental and parliamentarian engagement in which she acted as a space strategy development and implementation advisor to multiple governments. She holds a Doctorate in International Law specializing in Space Sustainability and Security in addition to 2 Masters of Law degrees and 2 Masters of Business Administration degrees. She has also completed a number of professional development and leadership programs and been honored with numerous awards, including the IAF Emerging Space Leader Award, the Secure World Foundation IAC Award, the Space Generation Leadership Award, the IAF Young Space Leader Award and the SSPI's "20 under 35".