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Joyeeta advises on corporate transactional matters with a specialty in financing transactions. She has a highly specialised expertise in the space and satellite industry. She has acquired specialised professional experience in the space sector spanning governmental agencies, private industry and non-profit organisations, which has enabled her to develop a strong and widespread global network. She has assisted policymakers at the Indian Space Research Organisation headquarter in Bangalore, and has worked on issues related to international trade in launch services during her stint at the Washington, DC, office of Arianespace.


  • McGill University, 2013, LL.M., Air and Space Law
  • Gujarat National Law University, 2011, LL.B., Bachelor of Arts and Law
  • International Space University, 2011, Southern Hemisphere Space Program
  • Xiamen University, 2010, Summer Programme on Public International Law

  • India

  • International Institute of Space Law
  • Workforce Development Young Professionals Programme Committee, International Astronautical Federation

Awards & Recognition

  • 2017 August - Society of Satellite Professionals International 2017 Promise Award for outstanding achievement in the early stages of the career, and in recognition of potential to play a leadership role in the satellite industry
  • 2014 September - International Institute of Space Law Diederiks-Verschoor Award for best research paper by a young scholar at the 65th International Astronautical Congress, Toronto
  • 2014 July - Secure World Foundation IAC Scholarship 2014 to attend the 65th International Astronautical Congress at Toronto, Canada
  • 2013 June - ISTS & JAXA Scholarship to attend the 29th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science at Nagoya City, Japan
  • 2013 April - Global Grant Award 2013 to attend the Space Generation Fusion Forum at Colorado Springs, United States
  • 2012 August - Nicolas Mateesco Matte Prize for excellence in space law at the Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University
  • 2011 September - Space Generation Advisory Council Young Leader Award 2011 in recognition of the volunteer contributions to the organisation in the past year
  • 2011 January - Full scholarship from the International Space University to attend the Summer Space Program
  • 2010 July - Scholarship from the Xiamen Academy of International Law, China to attend the summer course