Director of Space Sustainability Programme and Board Member
Lauren is currently a RDF PhD Researcher in Space Law and Policy at Northumbria University in the UK. Her focus is on the governance of Low Earth Orbit. She has a background in Communications, Education, and International Relations. She is interested in the politics and governance of the space sector, the sustainability of space and Space4SDGs, and space settlement.
Board Member and Academic Adviser
Chris Newman, is Professor of Space Law and Policy at Northumbria University at Newcastle in the United Kingdom. He is active in the teaching and research of space law and has published extensively on the legal and ethical underpinnings of space governance.
Matteo works as Consultant for the Space Generation Advisory Council. His background includes an MA in International Politics and Economic Relations and research activities on the European astropreneurial environment and on Spacepower-related studies at the European Space Policy Institute.