Eytan Tepper is research coordinator and lecturer, space governance, at the Graduate School of International Studies, Laval University. He coordinates the university’s research project on space debris, funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. He is also leading the Space-Cyber Governance project, which brings together a cohort of scholars, experts and practitioners from around the world to discuss governance responses to the emerging nexus of space-cyber security, with the aim of identifying principles for responsible space-cyber behaviour that will represent a broad international consensus.
Eytan earned his doctorate from the McGill University Faculty of Law, where he was associated with the Institute of Air and Space Law, and subsequently pursued a postdoctoral fellowship at the New York University School of Law. As a lawyer, he provided legal counsel to the Bank of Israel and the Israeli Foreign Trade Administration, including co-authoring the feasibility study on a China-Israel free trade agreement. His work in the private sector included serving as counsel for the largest infrastructure project in Israel, representing Fortune 500 companies, and working on Albert Einstein’s estate.