Guoyu WANG, Bachelor degree in International Law, Master degree in Private International Law, Doctoral degree in Law and Economics (Economic Analysis of Law), Associate Professor of Law School, Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT); Dean, Academy of Air, Space Policy and Law, BIT; Deputy Director, China National Space Administration (CNSA) Space Law Center(2017-), Legal Counsellor in Space Law, CNSA Lunar Exploration and Space Project Center(2016-), Board Member of the Advisory Committee of Security World Foundation(2020-), Member of the Supreme Academic Council at the International Academy of Space Law (IASL) (2020-); Space Security Consultant of United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) (2015), Academy Senior Fellow of Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), U.K. (2014); Visiting Scholar, National Center for Remote Sensing, Air and Space Law, Mississippi University, U.S..(2011-2012). He is also the founder of Beijing HarmonizeSpace Consult Co., Ltd(2021-), Consultant in Space Law of Origin Space(2021-), which is the first and only Chinese private entity engaging in space mining project.
Dr. Wang has been severed as a Chinese delegate, Legal Consultant of the United Nation Committee on the Peaceful use of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS, 2012-), Inter-governmental Space Debris Coordination Committee (IADC, 2014-2016), as well as a Chinese expert in the Long-term Sustainability for Outer Space Activities Working Group of UNCOPUOS (2012-2018), has been representing China for international space rules and policies negotiation and drafting. He is an editorial member and expert of McGill Manual for the International Law Applicable for Military Use of Outer Space (MILAMOS) since 2018, an expert of The Hague International Working Group on Space Resources Governance (2015-2019) and a member of Global Experts Group for Sustainable Lunar Activities (GEGSLA, 2021-). He has also been one of the main drafters of Chinese National Space Law (2019-).
Dr. Wang’s researches focus on international and national space law, international space politics. Dr. Wang’s expertise includes legal and political analysis on space security issues, inter alia, arms control in outer space and space debris mitigation and remediation; space natural resources use and exploration; China space legislation.
Dr. Wang is on the Council of The Off-World Approach.
“The Off-World Approach is forging a sound new international framework from a bottom-up approach, no matter from a legal, political or institutional perspective. The Approach per se is a due response to the challenges in global space governance, the rule of law in space and the prevention and settlement of space disputes.”
– Dr. Guoyu Wang