Dr Trevor Findlay is a principal fellow at the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne, Australia. After an early career in the Australian Foreign Service, serving in Tokyo, Mexico City and Geneva, he held academic positions at the ANU, Carleton University in Ottawa, and at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University.He has served on the United Nations Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters and Board of Trustees of UNIDIR and chaired both bodies in 2017. His current research focuses on global nuclear governance, especially nuclear safety, security, and non-proliferation, as well as Asia-Pacific regional nuclear governance. He is a leading scholar on the work of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
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