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Armament and disarmament

Programme Director
Subject expertise

Export control (national control systems, international regimes, enforcement issues); non-proliferation; transparency of arms transfers

Regional expertise

European Union, South East Europe, South East Asia

Researcher
Subject expertise

Autonomous weapons systems; artificial intelligence and robotics; arms production; defence industry; cybersecurity and surveillance technologies; securitization theory and risk governance; and international political sociology

Regional expertise

Europe, especially France and Sweden

Programme Co-Director
Subject expertise

Transparency of international arms transfers; financial value of the arms trade; arms export policies of EU member states; EU engagement in arms export policies; combatting the illicit trade in SALW; Arms Trade Treaty; controls on the trade in cyber-surveillance systems.

Regional expertise

Western Europe, Latin America

Researcher
Subject expertise

Iran nuclear deal, multilateral nuclear arms control treaties, missile defense, WMD free zone efforts in the Middle East

Regional expertise

Middle East, Europe, Russia

Senior Researcher
Subject expertise

Nuclear technology; strategic forces technology; nuclear energy, nuclear reactors, nuclear fuel cycle, nuclear materials and fuel, uranium and plutonium; nuclear warheads, nuclear forensics and verification

Regional expertise

Russia

Programme Director
Subject expertise

Arms industry and arms production, defence industrial policies, arms market trends analysis, defence production sectors analysis, defence political-economy

Regional expertise

North America, Western Europe, Australia 

Senior Researcher
Subject expertise

Chemical and biological weapons; arms control and disarmament; verification; secrecy policy; non-state actor developments; military history

Regional expertise

Russia

Senior Researcher
Subject expertise

Multilateral nuclear arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament; strategic nuclear arms reductions; global nuclear forces and doctrines; and missile proliferation and ballistic missile defence

Senior Researcher
Subject expertise

Arms transfers; transparency in arms transfers; military technology; use of arms in conflicts; defence policies; methodology

Senior Researcher
Subject expertise

Arms flows to and arms procurement and military expenditure in Africa and the Middle East; German arms exports; global developments in arms transfers; proliferation of missiles and other long range strike systems; arms embargoes; small arms and light weapons