Eytan Tepper

Dr. Eytan Tepper is research coordinator and adjunct professor, space governance, at the Graduate School of International Studies, Laval University. He is also adjunct research professor at the Western University Faculty of Law and faculty member at the Western University Institute for Earth and Space Exploration. Dr. Tepper earned his doctorate from the McGill University Institute of Air and Space Law and subsequently pursued a postdoctoral fellowship at the New York University (NYU) School of Law. He is admitted to the Israeli bar and prior to his return to academe, his career spanned the public and private sectors, notably with the Bank of Israel and the Israeli Ministry of Economy and Industry. Dr. Tepper holds a first doctorate degree from China University of Political Science and Law with a research focused on Chinese policy, and he is the co-author of the feasibility study on a China–Israel Free Trade Area Agreement commissioned by the Israeli Foreign Trade Administration. He also led a formal inquiry delegation to China under WTO rules. His work in the private sector included serving as counsel for the largest infrastructure project in Israel, representing Fortune 500 companies, and working on Albert Einstein's estate. Also a trained economist, he served as Vice-Chairman of the Israeli Bar Association's Economic Forum. The through-line of his academic and work experience is the interplay between markets and States, at the intersection of law, economics, and international engagements.