Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom is a space entrepreneur, speaker, author, and impact instigator. She is the Co-Founder of International Space Consultants and SpaceBase – a social enterprise working to democratize access to space by catalyzing space ecosystems in emerging countries, starting with New Zealand. Emeline is an Edmund Hillary Fellow, currently residing in Christchurch, New Zealand. She is the former Chief Impact Officer and EVP of Operations, and Space Singularity Expert, Lead at Singularity University. Emeline has Physics, and Earth and Space Science degrees, and attended the International Space University Space Studies Program, where she helped develop and run its masters and summer Space Studies programs. She has worked and consulted for several space companies including Space Adventures, Zero Gravity Corporation, and Odyssey Moon. She currently advises space startups including Ceres Robotics and Extraterrestrial Power in their plans for commercial lunar missions. She is an associate editor for the "New Space” journal. She is also on the Board of Trustees for the Ten to the 9th Foundation. A global citizen from the Philippines and the U.S., she has lived and worked in ten countries and have visited over 85 countries on seven continents. Emeline is co-author of the book "Realizing Tomorrow: The Path to Private Space Flight" which was selected in 2013 for the US Air Force’s Chief of Staff Reading List.