Talal Al Kaissi

UAE Space Agency (UAESA) • Advisor – Strategic Projects

Talal Al Kaissi joined the UAE Space Agency in September 2018 as an Advisor to the Director General on Strategic Projects. Among several duties one of his core focus functions is on trying to support the activation of the UAE Space Agency Investment Promotion Plan, and the development of a local Space Economy in the UAE, outside of the telecommunications realm and with an emphasis on attracting space startups and investments to the UAE. Prior to his role at the Agency, Talal served at the UAE Embassy in Washington DC for 9 years as a Sr. Advisor for Commercial Affairs at the UAE Trade & Commercial Office and also led US / UAE Space Affairs. Talal graduated from California State University in Long Beach with a BS in International Business in 2006


International Astronautical Congress 2019

21-25 October 2019

Washington, United States