Prof. Dr. Armel Kerrest is Professor of Public Law in the French Universities. He teaches International Public Law, especially Space Law and Law of the Sea at the Universities of Western Brittany and Paris XI. He taught in other French and foreign universities on many occasions, published books and articles on European, and International Law especially Space Law and Law of the Sea.
He advises governments, international organisations, space agencies and companies for Space Law. He is the Vice Chairman of the European Centre for Space Law of the European Space Agency (ECSL/ESA), the President of the Association for the Development of Space Law in France , the Chairman of the Institute of Law of International Spaces and Telecommunications (Brittany); a Member of the Space Law Committee of the International Law Association (ILA) and of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) a Member of the Board of the European Centre for Space Law (ECSL) and of the Société française de droit aérien et spatial (SFDAS). He is a member of the International Academy of Astronautics and a corresponding member of the Académie de l’Air et de l’Espace.
He is the author of the chapter on Article VII of the Outer Space Treaty (Volume I) and of the part on the Liability Convention (Volume II).