Bhavya LAL

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)Senior Advisor for Budget and Finance

Bhavya Lal is the senior advisor to the NASA Administrator for budget and finance. For the first 100 days of the Biden Administration, she was the seniormost White House appointee and Acting Chief of Staff at NASA. Before that, she was a member of the Presidential Transition Agency Review Teams for both NASA and the Department of Defense.

Lal has extensive experience in engineering and space technology, serving as a member of the research staff at the IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute for 15 years. She has applied her expertise with recent projects including in-orbit servicing, assembly and manufacturing.


International Astronautical Congress 2021

25-29 October 2021

Dubai, United Arab Emirates


International Astronautical Congress 2019

21-25 October 2019

Washington, United States