Studies in defence and security; MBA; degree in Physics. Former managerial career with ExxonMobil. Founder and Chair, NPSGlobal; Director, NPSGlobal's Postgraduate Course. Currently: Head of Secretariat, LALN; Associate Fellow, Chatham House; Member, Steering Committee, FMWG; International Expert, PIR Center. Expertise: management, strategic thinking, international security, nuclear and WMD affairs. Interest: making a difference in favour of a world free of weapons of mass destruction; arts; spirituality; animal rights and protection; communication.