Dr Mark Smith

Programme Director

Mark is Senior Programme Director for Security and Defence. His current programme of work focuses principally on non-proliferation and disarmament issues, especially the future of the NPT; chemical and biological weapons non-proliferation; conventional weapons trafficking, clearance of landmines and improvised explosive devices. He also works on nuclear deterrence, and space security.

Mark was previously Research Fellow at the Mountbatten Centre for International Studies and Lecturer in International Security at the University of Southampton, and Research Fellow at Swansea University.

He studied Politics at the University of East Anglia (BA Hons), and International Politics at the University of Wales Aberystwyth (MSc Econ and PhD).