Mira Ricardel

Hon. Mira Ricardel

Board Director
Astroscale U.S

Former Deputy National Security Advisor

Mira Ricardel is a recognized leader and national security expert who advises on managing geopolitical and regulatory risk with a focus on foreign direct investment, export controls, and supply chain security. She is a Non-Executive Board Director of Titomic, LTD, an international additive manufacturing company headquartered and listed in Australia. She also serves on the Proxy Board of Astroscale U.S. Inc., a subsidiary of Japan-based Astroscale, an innovative space company specializing in on-orbit satellite servicing and debris removal. She is a Senior Advisor at The Chertoff Group. Ricardel has held Presidential appointments at the U.S. Department of Commerce and The White House. At The White House she served as the Deputy National Security Advisor and Assistant to the President. Prior to that she was confirmed as the Under Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration, leading the Bureau of Industry and Security. For nearly a decade Ricardel was a vice president of business development in Network & Space Systems at The Boeing Company. Immediately prior to and following 9/11, Ricardel served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Eurasia and then Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy. Earlier in her career, Ricardel held positions at the State Department and on Capitol Hill, to include legislative assistant to Senate Republican Leader Bob Dole. She graduated with honors from the prestigious School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Related Sessions

Space Law and Regulation Track

Monday, April 8, 2024

9:30 am - 5:00 pm