IAF Bureau • VP: Global Membership Development and Financial Matters
Slovak Space Office - Industry Branch • Director

Michal Brichta is a co-founder of the newly-established Slovak Space Office and the head of its Industry Branch working under the Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic).

In 2019 he initiated a new strategic approach to the comprehensive development of national space industry capabilities. Building on this approach, his team works today to support the further development of the Slovak space sector and its internationalization with a focus on the full utilization of the country’s strong industrial and R&D potential.

Michal Brichta is also the Slovak delegate to the Council of the European Space Agency and since October 2023 a vice president of the International Astronautical Federation responsible for Global Membership Development and Financial Matters.


IAF Spring Meetings 2024

26-28 March 2024

Paris, France


International Astronautical Congress 2022

18-22 September 2022

Paris, France