Lead Legal & Space Regulatory Counsel and Launch Director | GomSpace (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Emilie Marley Siemssen is Lead Legal & Space Regulatory Counsel and Launch Program Director at GomSpace. GomSpace is a globally leading manufacturer and supplier of CubeSat & small satellite solutions for customers in the academic, government and commercial markets.
Emilie deals with space-specific legal and regulatory issues related to the planning and execution of nano-satellite missions, including national authorization and registration procedures, satellite frequency filings with the ITU and space insurance. Emilie is also responsible for all launch related topics within the GomSpace Group including everything from procurement of single missions to strategic planning to meet future needs.
Emilie has previously worked as chief legal advisor in the Danish Ministry of Defence and supported the acquisition of its new fleet of F-35 fighter aircraft. Prior to this position, Emilie worked as an attorney (admitted to the Danish bar) at Bech-Bruun Law Firm in Copenhagen, Denmark, where she specialized in M&A and corporate law. Emilie holds a Master of Laws in Advanced Studies in Air
& Space Law from Leiden University, and a Master of Laws degree from University of Copenhagen. She is an active 1st Lieutenant in the Danish Air Force Reserve, a Russian Linguistic Officer, and member of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL).