Mustapha Iderawumi is a senior analyst at Space in Africa. He is a Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) member and a certified Network Security Specialist from the International Cybersecurity Institute (ICSI). Mustapha has published several articles and consults for clients in the African and international markets, providing business insights and advice on navigating the African technology landscape. He has also contributed to several studies on the African technology ecosystem development, industry evaluation and development, and budgetary allocations, among others, some of which are the most widely referenced reports in the African space and satellite industry. Mustapha has contributed to several reports detailing the African industry dynamics, trends, government and commercial player opportunities, and the regulatory framework. In addition, Mustapha worked as a researcher to implement the AUC Baseline Studies, a study on the four Space Segments and the Space Socioeconomic Benefits for the Establishment and Operationalization of the African Space Agency.