Ms. Olga S. Stelmakh

Ms. Olga S. Stelmakh is a Senior Legal Adviser at the Main Scientific & Expert Department, Parliament of Ukraine. She is also an Of Counsel at the Cai & Lenard Law Firm based in Kiev where she practices in the areas of corporate, commercial and investment law and serves as an expert at the Investment & Trade Foundation. Prior to that, she was with the German Aerospace Center, National Space Agency of Ukraine and International Center for Space Law. She had interned at the European Space Agency and Supreme Economic Court of Ukraine. Ms. Stelmakh is a graduate from the Doctoral School to the Institute of State and Law, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and holds an LL.M. degree from the Kiev National University of Trade and Economics and from the Institute of Space and Telecommunications Law, University of Paris 11. She has also completed an advanced Space Law and Policy programme at the European Center for Space Law and the Space Studies Program at the International Space University.  

Ms. Stelmakh has written a number of articles on the international public law with emphasis on space security and environmental law issues. Currently she is co-authoring the Encyclopedia of International Law to be published by the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.