Mr. Garvey McIntosh

NASA Asia Representative,
U.S. Embassy Tokyo

Garvey McIntosh is currently the NASA Attaché based at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo. He is responsible for the coordination of NASA’s programs with Japan and other countries in the Asia Pacific Region. Since joining NASA in the Office of International and Interagency Relations (OIIR) over 15 years ago, he has supported international cooperation on the Space Shuttle and the International Space Station, high-energy physics and astronomy, and collaboration with India on the Chandrayaan-1 lunar mission. He also played a major role in the formation and work of the 26-member nation International Forum for Aviation Research (IFAR). Garvey has served as the OIIR Europe Team lead and lead for India, France, and the U.K. He also served as the Executive Officer to the former NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver. Prior to joining NASA, Garvey studied economic policy and language in Vietnam as a distinguished Boren Fellow, and spent 4 years in Nagasaki, Japan, where he taught English. He received his graduate degree from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in California and his undergraduate degree from Northeastern University in Massachusetts.