Andreas Persbo

Director, Open Nuclear Network

Andreas Persbo is the Director of Open Nuclear Network (ONN), a programme of PAX sepiens. Andreas is a recognised expert in arms control and its verification, and in particular nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament. Over the last few years, he has also sought to expand his knowledge of great-power relations, specifically West-Russia dynamics. He is the author of some 60 book chapters, research reports and briefing papers and has delivered lectures and presentations at several dozen conferences and workshops.

Before assuming his current position with ONN, Andreas served as the Research Director of the European Leadership Network (ELN) for three years and was the Executive Director of the Verification Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC) for a decade.

Andreas holds a Master's degree in Law from Stockholm University, Sweden. He has also studied civics (economics, sociology, politics and cultural geography). He is based in London, UK.

Representing Open Nuclear Network, Andreas is a member of the Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy (GCNP). Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy is designed to augment and complement decades of accomplishment in building networks, skills, mentorship, visibility, voice and community among women working in the nuclear policy field by adding commitment at the leadership level of the nuclear policy sector. Andreas is also an International Gender Champion of the IGC Vienna Group.

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