Amazon Web Services • Head of Space Policy

Peter Marquez is the Head of Space Policy at Amazon Web Services where he oversees global space policy activities for Amazon Web Service’s space products and services.

Peter previously was the Managing Partner of Andart Global, U.S., the Vice President of Global Engagement for Planetary Resources, and the Vice President for Strategy at Orbital Sciences Corporation. Peter served at the White House for the three previous Administrations. Peter was the Director for Space Policy for Presidents Bush and Obama and a Senior Advisor to the National Space Council. Peter was responsible for the development, implementation, and coordination of the U.S. national space policies. Peter has also worked with foreign governments to establish their own space agencies, assist in the writing of their national space policies, and create the interagency processes to execute national space programs.

Before his time at the White House, Peter served for a decade in the Pentagon on a variety of space and classified programs for the Air Force and Office of the Secretary of Defense. He served in requirements, acquisition, operations, and policy roles and served as the Director of Special Programs for the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.


International Astronautical Congress 2021

25-29 October 2021

Dubai, United Arab Emirates


International Astronautical Congress 2017

25-29 September 2017

Adelaide, Australia