Timiebi Aganaba is a CIGI senior fellow and holds several positions, including assistant professor of space and society in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, at Arizona State University.
She is experienced in multilevel governance, having worked on space governance issues at the global level as executive director of the World Space Week Association and implementing the UN World Space Week declaration; at the national level as a legal affairs and international cooperation officer at the National Space Research and Development Agency (Nigeria); and at the local level, leading a project at Arizona State University on integrating space in the local Arizona economy.
As a student, she also worked on the Space Security Index project managed by Project Ploughshares, tracking global space security-related trends.
Timiebi has received training in diplomacy and international negotiation, and in mediation at the Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation.
Other highlights include attending the UN Climate Change Conference (Conference of the Parties) as a CIGI delegate; participating in the Canada-India CIGI Track 1.5 Dialogue on Innovation, Growth and Prosperity; representing Nigeria at the Model International Civil Aviation Organization Council and legal subcommittee; and working for the Canadian Space Agency.