Mr. Talal Al Kaissi

Talal Al Kaissi is an Advisor to the Director General on Strategic Projects at the UAE Space Agency.

Talal joined the UAE Space Agency in September 2018. Among several duties one of his core focus functions is supporting the activation of the UAE Space Agency Investment Promotion Plan, and the development of a holistic national Space Economy with an emphasis on attracting space startups and investments to the UAE. Prior to his role at the Agency, Talal served at the UAE Embassy in Washington DC for 9 years as a Sr. Advisor for Commercial Affairs at the UAE Trade & Commercial Office and also led US / UAE Space Affairs. Talal graduated from California State University in Long Beach with a BS in International Business in 2006.