Douglas Loverro serves as deputy assistant secretary for space policy at the Defense Department, where he oversees efforts to develop policy and guidance for the department’s space-related matters.
The Senior Executive Service member is also responsible for DoD’s departmental activities in international space cooperation.
Loverro was previously the executive director for Air Force Space Command’s Space and Missile Systems Center, with responsibility in the development, deployment and sustainment of all U.S. Air Force space systems.
In February 2006, he retired from active duty and became a member of the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service.
Loverro earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the United States Air Force Academy, a master’s degree in physics from the University of New Mexico, a master’s in political science from Auburn University and an MBA from the University of West Florida.