Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe SCHROGL
Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe SCHROGL is the Head of the Relations with Member States Department in the Director General’s Cabinet of the European Space Agency (ESA, Headquarters in Paris, France). From 2007 to 2011 he was the Director of the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) in Vienna, Austria, the leading European think tank for space policy. Prior to this, he was the Head of the Corporate Development and External Relations Department in the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Cologne, Germany.
Currently he is the chairman of the Legal Subcommittee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, the highest global body for space law making, comprising 73 Member States. He also served as the chairman of other bodies as the ESA International Relations Committee. He presented, respectively testified, at hearings of the European Parliament and the U.S. House of Representatives.
Kai-Uwe SCHROGL is Vice President of the International Institute of Space Law, Member of the International Academy of Astronautics (recently chairing its Commission on policy, economics and regulations) and the Russian Academy for Cosmonautics as well as Corresponding Member of the French Air and Space Academy.
Kai-Uwe SCHROGL has written or co-edited 15 books and more than 130 articles, reports and papers in the fields of space policy and law as well as telecommunications policy. He sits on editorial boards of various international journals in the field of space policy and law (as Space Policy and ZLW).
He holds a doctorate degree in political science and lectures international relations at Tübingen University, Germany as an Honorary Professor.