Fatima Al-Shamsi is a Space Policies Specialist at the UAE Space Agency, which she joined in 2018. Her core duties include supporting the development and governance of the National Space Strategy 2030 and the development of reports related to space economy and sustainability. She also actively participates in the work related to the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.
Prior to her role in the agency, Fatima worked as a strategist and a research engineer at Abu Dhabi Digital Authority, Khalifa University, and the Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*Star) in Singapore. Fatima holds a Masters’ Degree with honors in Computing and Information Science from Khalifa University, and a Bachelors’ Degree in Security and Network Technologies from Zayed University. She is also a graduate of the Space Studies Program from the International Space University 2020.