Patricia Lewis

Patricia Lewis
  • Research Director, International Security
    Chatham House

1978, BSc (Hons) in Physics, Univ. of Manchester; 1981, PhD in Nuclear Physics, Univ. of Birmingham. 1991-92, Visiting Lecturer, Imperial College London; 1992, Elizabeth Poppleton Fellow, Australian National Univ. 1989-90, consultant on conventional forces verification to the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Governmental Expert to the 1990 UN Study on the Role of the UN in Verification. 1989-97, Director, Verification Technology and Information Centre (VERTIC), London. 1997-2008, Director, UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), Geneva. 2008-12, Deputy Director and Scientist-in-Residence, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of Int'l Studies, California. Commissioner, 2004-2006 Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission. Adviser to the 2008-2010 Int'l Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (ICNND). Sat on the 2010-2011 Advisory Panel on Future Priorities, OPCW. Recipient of the Joseph A. Burton Forum Award, American Physical Society (2009).