Dr Jill Stuart is an academic based at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is an expert in the politics, ethics and law of outer space exploration and exploitation.
She is a frequent presence in the global media (print, radio, television, documentary) and regularly gives lectures around the world.She is on the Advisory Board of METI International, an organisation engaged in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. From 2013-2017 she was Editor in Chief of the Elsevier journal Space Policy where she remains a member of the Editorial Board. In 2015 she was awarded the prestigious Margaret Mead Award Lecture by the British Science Association in recognition of her cutting edge research. She is one of an elite number of people to be endorsed by the UK Home Office as an Exceptional Talent Migrant/ World Leader in her Field.