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Research Area

Sanctions and proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), Iran, typologies of financing of proliferation, implementation and circumvention of UN, US and EU financial sanctions, private sector compliance good practices, Financial Action Task Force Recommendations and the role of the private sector in supporting governments to combat proliferation.


Dr Jonathan Brewer lives in New York. He is a Visiting Professor at the Department of War Studies, an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for New American Security, Washington DC, and an Associate Fellow at the Royal United Service’s Institute, London. From 2010 to 2015 he worked as financial expert on the UN Panel on Iran created pursuant to resolution 1929 (2010), based in New York. From 1983-2010 he was a member of HM Diplomatic Service and served in British Embassies in Luanda, Mexico City and Moscow. He was Head of Counter-Proliferation (2005-2010).

Current projects
  • King’s College London Study of Typologies of Financing of Proliferation (STFoP)
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