Space Economy Committee (2015-2018)

Objectives/Scope of the Committee

The Space Economy Committee will, in cooperation with other interested Committees, foster interest in the importance of building a more robust statistical knowledge-base of the space economy.

The Committee will:

  • Provide a forum to discuss and exchange views on definitions, measurement issues, impacts, and potential social benefits of the space economy.
  • Propose and (if approved) promote in coordination with the IAF secretariat workshops and seminars relating to measurement issues of the space economy.
  • Identify and invite representatives of organizations outside the space community to present and share lessons learned from other sectors, regarding value chains and societal impact assessments.
  • Assess and regularly report on the current international statistical knowledge-base of the space economy.
  • Promote guidelines to encourage the development of internationally comparable economic data series over time.

Committee Members


Hertzfeld, Henry


Payson, Dmitry


Balty, Cédric
Cox, Nick
Davidian, Ken
di Ciaccio, Simona
Erickson, Kristen
Grimard, Max
Grümann, Roswitha
Haese, Marc
Le Goff, Thierry
Lionnet, Pierre
Mowry, Clayton
Peeters, Walter
Preud’homme, Frank
Ragain, Gilles
Rathgeber, Wolfgang
Scatteia, Luigi
Sciortino, Giacomo Primo
Vena, Andrea
Walter-Range, Micah
Zervos, Vasilis


Alston, Giles
Bach, Laurent
Christensen, Carissa
Cohendet, Patrick
de Hauteclocque, Bertrand
Ellis, Wayne
Graziola, Giancarlo
Guthrie, Paul
Jolly, Claire
Sadlier, Greg