IAF Honorary Ambassadors

In 2021, the IAF President launched the IAF Honorary Ambassadorship Programme, aimed at keeping the IAF Past Presidents and Vice Presidents deeply engaged with the Federation.
Thanks to their extensive network and their broad knowledge of the IAF, the Federation is constantly promoted worldwide as the global leading space advocacy body at various meetings and gatherings throughout the year.

Dominique TILMANS

President, EURISY

Belgium

Mary SNITCH

Lead, External Engagements, Lockheed Martin Corporation

United States

Sergey SAVELIEV

Deputy Director General for International Cooperation, ROSCOSMOS

Russia

Deganit PAIKOWSKY

Lecturer, Department of International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Israel

Mohammed Nasser AL AHBABI

Former Director General, UAE Space Agency

United Arab Emirates

Bruce CHESLEY

Former Senior Director of Strategy, Space and Missile Systems, The Boeing Company

United States

Jean-Yves LE GALL

Former President, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

France

Minoo RATHNASABAPATHY

Research Engineer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States

S. SOMANATH

Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

India