Full Name
Charity Weeden
Job Title
Vice President, Global Space Policy and Government Relations
Astroscale U.S.
Speaker Bio
Charity joined Astroscale U.S. in July 2019 as the VP of Global Space Policy and Government Relations. She coordinates and synchronizes Astroscale’s global policy efforts towards spaceflight safety to achieve long-term space sustainability.

Charity brings a rich experience in aerospace operations, advocacy, and diplomacy. She is a 23-year veteran of the Royal Canadian Air Force, was previously Senior Director of Policy at the Satellite Industry Association, and formed a consulting business to support the space industry.

Charity serves as the Chair of the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee, is a fellow of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, on the advisory board of Via Satellite, and is a mentor for the Brooke Owens Fellowship.

Charity received her Bachelor of Engineering in mechanical engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada and a Master of Science in space science from the University of North Dakota. She is an alumnus of the International Space University Summer Session Program.
Charity Weeden