Chief of Government Affairs
Speaker: International Cooperation for Space Situational Awareness
Frank Rose leads the Aerospace Corporation's educational efforts to Congress, the executive branch, and state and local government officials. He also conducts outreach activities for Aerospace’s Center for Space Policy and Strategy, which provides objective analysis and comprehensive research to ensure well-informed, technically defensible, and forward-looking space policy.
Prior to joining Aerospace, Rose served as assistant secretary of state and deputy assistant secretary for space and defense policy in the Bureau for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance at the U.S. Department of State. Previously, he was a staff member for the Committee on Armed Services and for the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, U.S. House of Representatives. He also served as a foreign affairs officer for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for International Security Policy, U.S. Department of Defense, and a special assistant in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Threat Reduction. Rose received his bachelor’s degree in history from American University in 1994 and a master’s degree in war studies from Kings’ College, University of London in 1999.