Founders and Executive Leadership
Michelle Hanlon, Co-Founder and President
Michelle is co-founder and President of For All Moonkind. She leads all legal efforts, with particular emphasis on space law. Michelle is also Co-Director of the Center for Air and Space Law and an instructor of aviation and space law at the University of Mississippi School of Law. She is also the President of the National Space Society. Michelle received her B.A. in Political Science from Yale College and her J.D. magna cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center. She earned her LLM in Air and Space Law from McGill University where the focus of her research was commercial space and the intersection of commerce and public law.
Prior to focusing on space law, Michelle was engaged in a private business law practice. Her legal career commenced with the restructuring of sovereign debt for a number of South and Latin American countries and evolved into the negotiation and implementation of cross-border technology mergers and acquisitions. Her subsequent solo practice advised entrepreneurs across four continents on all aspects of bringing their innovative ideas to market: from basic corporate formation to financings and buyouts.
Michelle is also a founding partner of ABH Aerospace, LLC a consulting firm which provides advice and counsel in respect of all aspects of air, space and cyber law. She is on the Advisory Board of several start-ups involved in commercial space activities including orbital debris removal, remote sensing and the support of lunar resource extraction. Michelle is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Space Law and the Faculty Advisor for the Journal of Drone Law and Policy.
You can reach Michelle at [email protected]
Tim Hanlon, Co-Founder and Head of Communications
In 1991, Tim served in the Bush Administration as Director of Marketing at the Points of Light Foundation. Tim started his marketing career at Nike where he also competed for the company at the 1980 and 1984 U.S. Olympic Trials.
He holds a Master’s degree in Liberal Studies from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Science degree from St. John’s University. He is a member of the St. John’s Hall of Fame and a two-time NCAA All American in Track and Field.
You can reach Tim at [email protected].
Marlène Losier, Head of Heritage Council
Marlène Losier is a legal expert in cultural and celestial properties. As the Legal Expert in the Delegation for the Republic of Italy to UNESCO, she has contributed to:
2001 UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage April 2011: Third Meeting of States Parties May 2013: Fourth Meeting of States Parties April 2015: Fifth Meeting of States Parties September 2012: Drafting Committee on the Operational Guidelines May 2017: Sixth Meeting of States Parties
1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property June – July 2014: Second Session of the Subsidiary Committee May 2015: Third Meeting of States Parties May 2015: Extraordinary Session of the Subsidiary Committee September 2015: Third Session of the Subsidiary Committee May 2017: Fourth Meeting of States Parties May 2017: Fifth Session of the Subsidiary Committee May 2018: Sixth Session of the Subsidiary Committee
(ICPRCP) Intergovernmental Committee for Promoting the Return of Cultural Property to its Countries of Origin or its Restitution in case of Illicit Appropriation May 2018 – 21st Session of the Intergovernmental Committee
United Nations Security Council – United Nations, New York November 2017: Briefing on Resolution 2347 (S/RES/2347 (2017))
UNESCO High-Level Panel on Cultural Property and Shared Heritage June 2018
Judith Beck, Head of Marketing
Judith has a background in Journalism and Media Communications and combines her knowledge of digital and print media with her technical experience to plan and implement strategies for the space sector.
You can reach Judith at [email protected]
Bailey Cunningham, Project Manager: Space Law
You can reach Bailey at [email protected]