The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Established in 1966, SIPRI provides data, analysis and recommendations, based on open sources, to policymakers, researchers, media and the interested public. Located in Stockholm, Sweden, SIPRI offers a unique platform for researchers from different countries to work in close cooperation. The Institute also hosts guest researchers and interns who work on issues related to the SIPRI research programs. SIPRI maintains contacts with other research centers and individual researchers throughout the world. The Institute cooperates closely with several intergovernmental organizations and entities, including the United Nations, the European Union, the IAEA and the OPCW, and regularly provides support to parliamentary, scientific and government partners.
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Dr Ian Anthony - Programme Director
Dr Ian Anthony (United Kingdom) is Director of SIPRI's European Security Programme. He has published numerous books on issues related to arms control, disarmament and export control. His subject expertise includes arms control, disarmament, export control, nuclear security, non-proliferation and threat reduction.
Dr Sibylle Bauer - Director of Studies
Sibylle Bauer (Germany) is Director of Studies, Armament and Disarmament, and the Director of SIPRI's Dual-use and Arms Trade Control Programme. She has a long record of research and publication on armaments and export control issues, especially regarding the European Union. Much of her work has focused on export control capacity building, in particular in legal and enforcement areas. Dr Bauer joined SIPRI in August 2003. Previous to that, she was a Researcher at the Institute for European Studies, Free University of Brussels (ULB).
Kolia Brockmann - Research Assistant
Kolja Brockmann (Germany) is Research Assistant in the Dual-use and Arms Trade Control Programme, following a EU Non-Proliferation Consortium Internship at SIPRI. Prior to joining SIPRI, Kolja was an intern with the German Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control (BAFA) in Frankfurt. He is a recent graduate of King’s College London, where he completed his MA in Non-Proliferation and International Security. Kolja is conducting research in the field of export control, focusing on internal compliance programmes (ICP) and intangible technology transfers (ITT), and he is mapping cooperation and assistance activities relevant to the implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in East- and South-East Asia.
Mark Bromley - Co-Director/ Senior Researcher
Mark Bromley (United Kingdom) is the Co-Director of the SIPRI Dual-Use and Arms Trade Control Programme. His areas of research include arms acquisitions in Latin America, transparency in the field of international arms transfers and the efforts to combat the illicit trafficking of small arms and light weapons (SALW). Further expertise includes, transparency of international arms transfers; financial value of the arms trade; arms export policies of EU member states; EU engagement in arms export policies; Arms Trade Treaty; controls on the trade in cyber-surveillance systems.
Vitaly Fedchenko - Senior Researcher
Vitaly Fedchenko (Russia) is a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI European Security Programme, responsible for nuclear security issues and the political, technological and educational dimensions of nuclear arms control and non-proliferation. Previously he was a visiting researcher at SIPRI and worked at the Center for Policy Studies in Russia at the Institute for Applied International Research in Moscow. He is the author or co-author of several publications on international non-proliferation and disarmament assistance, the international nuclear fuel cycle and Russian nuclear exports.
Lina Grip - Researcher
Lina Grip (Sweden) is a Researcher with the European Security Programme, where she is conducting research related to violent crime, policing and migration policy. Lina is currently working on a project on the illicit trafficking and misuse of firearms in Europe and a pilot project on policing social protests.
Dr. John Hart - Senior Researcher
Dr John Hart (USA) is a Senior Researcher within the SIPRI Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-proliferation Programme. He joined SIPRI in 2001.
Noel Kelly - Programme Coordinator
Noel Kelly (Ireland) is the Programme Coordinator for programmes and projects within the Armament and Disarmament research area at SIPRI. These include the Arms Transfers and Military Expenditure Programme; the Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-proliferation Programme; the Dual-use and Arms Trade Control Programme; and a project on emerging military and security technologies. He provides planning and project support to researchers and manages day-to-day administration. He also contributes to SIPRI’s research on arms embargoes, arms production, arms transfers and military expenditure and helps maintain SIPRI’s databases on these issues. Noel Kelly joined SIPRI in October 2007.
Shannon N. Kile - Senior Researcher
Shannon N.Kile (USA) is a Senior Researcher and Head of the Nuclear Weapons Project of the SIPRI Arms Control and Non-proliferation Programme. His principal areas of research are nuclear non-proliferation and arms control, focusing on developments in nuclear doctrines and weapon technologies. Mr Kile has contributed to numerous SIPRI publications, including chapters on nuclear arms control and world nuclear forces for the SIPRI Yearbooks since 1994. In recent years his work has broadened to include regional security issues related to the Middle East and Northeast Asia, with a special interest in North Korea.
Giovanna Maletta - Research Assistant
Giovanna Maletta (Italy) is a Research Assistant in the Dual-use and Arms Trade Control Programme, following an EU Non-proliferation Consortium internship at SIPRI. Previously she was a Blue Book Trainee at the Disarmament, Non-proliferation and Arms Export Control Division of the European External Action Service (EEAS) in Brussels, an intern in the International Cooperation Branch of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague and the Office of the Ambassador of Pakistan in Rome.
Dr. Lora Saalman - Director of Studies
Dr Lora Saalman (USA) is SIPRI’s Director of Studies for Conflict and Peace, and Director of and Senior Researcher in the SIPRI China and Global Security Programme. Her research focuses on China’s cyber, nuclear and advanced conventional weapon developments in relation to India, Russia and the United States.