Gabriel Elefteriu is director of research at Policy Exchange. He also heads the organisations Space Policy Unit the first of its kind in the UK which he helped establish in April 2019. His background expertise is in space affairs, foreign policy and defence strategy, with a particular interest in Net Assessment. In his previous role at Policy Exchange Elefteriu was Senior Defence Fellow within the Britain in the World project led by Dr John Bew. Before joining Policy Exchange in 2014, he was senior defence analyst and consultant with a defence market intelligence company working with global defence and homeland security industry clients, including A&D primes. His earlier experience includes a number of business and security intelligence roles in the City. Elefteriu recently hosted newly appointed European Space Agency head Josef Aschbacher at the Policy Exchange in his first appearance to a UK audience.