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Michael Simpson

Secure World Foundation
Executive Director

Dr. Michael K. Simpson is Executive Director of the Secure World Foundation and former President of the International Space University. He has also been President of Utica College and the American University of Paris with a combined total of 22 years of experience as an academic chief executive officer. He is a member of the International Academy of Astronautics, a member of the International Institute of Space Law and a Senior Fellow of the International Institute of Space Commerce. His practical experience includes service as an observer representative to the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, and participating organization representative to the Group on Earth Observations and member of its Ministerial Working Group. He also serves as Vice Chair of The Hague Space Resources Governance Working Group.