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Kolja Brockmann


Kolja Brockmann

Kolja Brockmann

Kolja Brockmann is a Researcher in SIPRI’s Dual-Use and Arms Trade Control Programme. Kolja first joined SIPRI as an EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium Intern and has been working at SIPRI since 2017. Prior to joining SIPRI, Kolja was an Intern with the German Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control (BAFA) in Frankfurt. He graduated from King’s College London with an MA in Non-Proliferation and International Security.

Kolja conducts research in the fields of export control, non-proliferation and technology governance. He focuses on controls on emerging technologies, in particular Additive Manufacturing (3D-Printing), and intangible transfers of technology (ITT). He has been working on export control compliance in industry, research and academia. In addition, Kolja contributes to the mapping of cooperation and assistance activities relevant to the implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in SIPRI’s Arms Trade Treaty database.

Subject expertise

Dual-use and arms trade control, export licensing, Arms Trade Treaty, nuclear proliferation, nuclear hedging, CBRN terrorism, Additive Manufacturing/3D-printing, emerging technologies.

Regional expertise

East- and South-East Asia, Iran, EU

Phone number
+46 76 628 63 49
German, English, French

MA in Non-Proliferation and International Security, King’s College London, UK; BA in International Relations and International Organization, University of Groningen, Netherlands

External publications
  • Brockmann, K., 'Drafting, Implementing, and Complying with Export Controls: The Challenge Presented by Emerging Technologies', Strategic Trade Review, vol. 4, no. 6 (Spring/Summer 2018)
  • Bromley, M., Bauer, S., Brockmann, K. and Maletta, G., 'Implementing EU Export Controls: A Cross-Sector Analysis of Challenges and Good Practices', WorldECR, no. 66 (Jan 2018)