Program Associate, International Science and Technology Policy
Department: Space Policy Institute, Institute for International Science and Technology Policy
George Leaua is the Program Associate at the Space Policy Institute and the Institute for International Science & Technology Policy. George received his BA in International Affairs and MA in International Science and Technology Policy from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs. During his studies, George worked for the Nuclear Energy Agency at the OECD in Paris, the Permanent Mission of Romania to the United Nations in NYC, and the Romanian Embassy in Washington, DC. Before joining SPI and IISTP, he worked as an independent consultant and a researcher for the Swiss Institute for Alternative Thinking, focusing on technological opportunities for the development of small states, and Artificial Intelligence innovations. Previously, he worked as a project manager for G-SPACE, Inc., enabling the business development and government relations projects of the AI-powered space start-up.