Director, International (jobshare), UK Space Agency

Dr Alice Bunn

Dr Alice Bunn

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Biography

Alice Bunn is International Director at the UK Space Agency, responsible for international engagement through multilateral and bilateral frameworks, capturing the wider societal benefits of space programmes and harnessing the inspirational effect of space for skills and education. She also leads security and resilience of the UK’s infrastructure and space applications.

Alice is vice chair of the Council of the European Space Agency; sits on the Board of Directors at the US Space Foundation; and is a member of the Imperial Space Lab Strategic Advisory Board; co-chair of the World Economic Forum Future Council on space technology; and is a fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

Alice also has a PhD in Metallurgy from Darwin College, University of Cambridge.

Director, International (jobshare), UK Space Agency

The director’s primary responsibility is to provide policy advice on civil space activities to the Minister for Universities and Science (and other ministers as required). They also lead on security and international communications.