Michael k. Simpson

is the Executive Director of the Secure World Foundation. Dr. Simpson joined SWF as the Senior Program Off icer in September 2011 following seven and a half years as President of the International Space University (ISU). Besides his current post, Dr. Simpson holds a post as a Professor of Space Policy and International Law at ISU and is a Senior Fellow at the International Institute of Space Commerce. He currently serves on the Commercial Spaceflight Safety and Space Security Committees of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and is the Vice Chair of the Hague Space Governance Working Group. Dr. Simpson also on the governing board of the World Space Week, and is a governor of the National Space Society the United States. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from University, Master’s of Business Administration from University; two Master of Arts degrees from The School and completed his Ph.D. at Tufts University