GEGSLA Members

The group consists of major stakeholders in lunar activities including representatives from space agencies/government, industry, international organizations, academia, and civil society.

The Group is composed of a Secretariat, 38 members and observers. Members and Observers of the Group participate on a personal basis and any views expressed at the meetings or by the Group do not represent the position of organizations to whom members may belong. MVA membership is not required.

GEGSLA Secretariat

The Secretariat liaise with the members/observers of the Group, maintain a dedicated website and social media, organize meetings, lead discussions, and prepare documents.

The Chair, the Vice-Chairs, or Executive Secretary represent the Group in external events.

The Chair and the Executive Secretary will not count as members.


Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu

Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu

GEGSLA Chairman, Space Agency/Government
Kyle Acierno

Kyle Acierno

Vice-Chair, Industry
Alice Gorman

Alice Gorman

GEGSLA Vice-Chair, Academia
Giuseppe Reibaldi

Giuseppe Reibaldi

MVA President & GEGSLA Executive Secretary
Rajeswari Pillai Rajagoplan

Rajeswari Pillai Rajagoplan

GEGSLA Vice-Chair, Civil Society
Ursula Castillo Guevara

Ursula Castillo Guevara

GEGSLA Implementation Support Officer


 First NameLast NameCountryPositionAffiliation
1KyleAciernoJapanCEOIspace US
2AymanAhmedEgyptSpace Imaging Team LeaderEgSA
3NasrAl-SahhafSaudi ArabiaCEOAlsahhaf Consultant Engineers
4IoanaBratuNetherlandsLegal Expert & LecturerVrije Universiteit Amsterdam
5A.C.CharaniaUSACivil Space Sales DirectorBlue Origin
6IrinaChernykhRussiaSenior lecturerRUDN University
7IanChristensenUSADirector of Private Sector ProgramsSecure World Foundation
8TimothyCichanUSASpace Exploration ArchitectLockheed Martin
9IanCrawfordUKProfessor of Planetary Science and Astrobiology,
Birkbeck College, University of London
Birkbeck College, University of London
10Olavode Oliveira Bittencourt NetoBrazilProfessorCatholic University of Santos – Brazil
11GeorgeDanosCyprusRepresentativeRepublic of Cyprus, CSEO
12ZivDubinskyIsraelCEOMetabolic Robots feeding solutions ltd
13MikeGoldUSAExecutive Vice-President of Civil Space and External RelationsRedwire Space
14AliceGormanAustraliaAssociate ProfessorFlinders University
15GernotGroemerAustriaDirectorAustrian Space Forum
16LinliGuoChinaSpace engineerCAST
17AdriánGuzmán GonzálezMexicoRepresentativeAgencia Espacial Mexicana
18DanHendricksonUSAVice PresidentAstrobotic
19Ademir Luiz XavierJuniorBrazilTechnologistBrazilian Space Agency
20FrankKochGermanyFounder and CEOOrbit Recycling
21TufanKayaciTurkeyUnit Head (Space Systems and Spacecraft Dept.)Turkish Space Agency
22IgorMitrofanovRussiaHead of Department, Mission ScientistSpace Research Institute (IKI),
Russian Academy of Sciences
23DovileMatuleviciuteLuxembourgPolicy Officer – Legal AffairsLuxembourg Space Agency
24AndrewNyawadeKenyaSystems EngineerKenya Space Agency
25OmoladeOdetaraNigeriaProduct ManagerStellarXplora
26DorinPrunariuRomaniaMember of the BoardROSA
27JingPengChinaResearcherChina Academy of Space Technology
28TirthaPratim DasIndiaDirector, Space Science Program OfficeISRO
29RajeswariRajagopalan  IndiaHead, Nuclear and Space Policy Initiative​Observer Research Foundation
30MariaRhimbassenFranceGraduate researcherUniversity of Toulouse
31GaoRuofeiChinaGeneral CounselChina Great Wall Industry Corporation
32AntoninoSalmeriLuxembourgDoctoral Researcher in Space LawSpace Generation Advisory Council
33GabrielSwineyUSAAttorney Adviser on Space MattersU.S. Department of State
34MarkSundahlUSAProfessorCleveland State University
35MariaTerekhovaUkraineDeputy Head of Division, International CooperationYuzhnoye State Design Office
36GuoyuWang  ChinaDean and Associated ProfessorAcademy of Air, Space Policy and Law (AASPL),
Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT)
37AnnetteWilliamsCanadaPolicy AnalystCanadian Space Agency
38YuXuChinaDiplomat/Legal affairsForeign Ministry of China