Mr. Naser Al Rashedi

Director of Space Policy & Regulations

March 2005 –Oct 2017

Naser Al Rashedi started his professional career as a Telecom Planning Engineer at the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA). He soon became responsible for development and coordination of national, regional and international policies regulating information communication technology. Between 2007-2012, he was appointed as the UAE official representative in Geneva at the UN Organization, so called the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), during which he held several key leadership positions at a number of regional and international committees dealing with crucial matters relating to international ICT policies. In 2012, he joined the National Electronic Security Authority as a senior manager where he addressed several strategy and regulatory cybersecurity issues at the National Policy & Planning Department. In May-2015, he was appointed as the Director of National Space Policy and Regulation at the UAE Space Agency. His current role includes developing and maintaining national policy, strategy and regulations for the UAE space sector. In February 2017, he graduated from the UAE-PMO Program for Chief of Happiness& Positivity focusing on UAE Federal Entities. During that program, Naser has gained enormous valuable knowledge and experience on the science and application of happiness & positivity at work environment and in life in general. Naser holds B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California, as well as postgraduate Executive Master Degree in International Negotiation and Policy-Making from the Geneva Institute for Graduate Studies.