Olga Stelmakh



Project management to coordinate cooperation with international companies, governmental and non-governmental organizations, development and assertion of official positions, particularly under international space projects and international legal initiatives. An expert on corporate management and financing of international corporations, joint ventures established for implementation of international projects. 


Professional associations of young lawyers practicing in the area of international commercial arbitration: Young International Arbitration Group of the Austrian Arbitration Association (Austria), AFIA (Australia), LCIA Young International Arbitration Group (United Kingdom), DIS 40 (Germany), ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (France), ASA Below 40 (Swiss), ICDR Young & International (US), Cepani 40 (Belgium), Young ICCA (Netherlands)

Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA)

International Institute of Space Law (IISL)

Organization «Space Generation Advisory Council in support of the United Nations programme on Space Applications» (SGAC)

Women in Aerospace Europe


2013 – emerging Space Leaders Award of the International Astronautical Federation

2010 – recognition award of the National Space Agency of Ukraine for the work on the legal component of the EU Twinning Project «Boosting Ukrainian Space Cooperation with European Union»

2008 – recognition award in the International Student Contest «Student Aerospace Challenge» (development of a legal regime for suborbital flights)

2003 - winner of scientific projects’ competition "Youth Intelligence in the service of the capital", nomination "Economic and legal issues in all spheres of city life. Protection of intellectual property”


Doctoral School

V.M.Koretsky Institute of State and Law to the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, graduated with honours (concentration in international law)

Graduate and Post-Graduate Education

Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics, master in finance with honours

Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics, master in law with honours (concentration in business law)

University of Paris - 11, LLM in law of international and European activities

Institute of Management and Administration to the University of Auvergne – Clermont-1, master in economics

Additional Education / Professional Development

Ukrainian School of Political Studies

International Court of Arbitration to the International Chamber of Commerce (Paris), course on international commercial arbitration and mediation

Academy of the World Intellectual Property Organisation, general course on intellectual property (in English and French)

DAAD and National University «Kyiv-Mohyla Academy», programme «German Law» (in German)

European Center for Space Law to the European Space Agency, programme on the international space law and politics

International Space University, Space Studies Programme, concentration in space business & management and satellite applications

The Hague Academy of International Law, Public International Law programme


English, French, German, Ukrainian, Russian


"If you really want, you can fly into space. But we must carefully prepare the supporting documentation"

Olga Stelmakh about space law

  • Investments
  • Arbitration
  • Space Law