BA, LLB, LLM and Doctor of Civil Law degrees. Over 35 years' experience in space-related fields. Formerly: First Director, MSS Programme, International Space University, Strasbourg, France; Currently, Associate Professor, Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University, Montreal; teaches courses relating to space law and policy, public international law and relations. Chair of MILAMOS Management Board; Author of numerous books and papers, has given expert legal opinions around the world. Recipient of (a) Distinguished Service Award for significant contribution to the development of space law and (b) Leonardo da Vinci Life-long Achievement Award for promotion of space safety.