Steve Osborne B.A. Hons. Dip. Trans.
- International relations
- International development
Dr Steve Osborne is a Research Associate at the Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS). Since joining King’s College London in 2017, he has worked on proliferation networks and sanctions, and the implications of Brexit for export control.
He leads the team’s projects on maritime sanctions, aimed at strengthening implementation and enforcement. In this capacity he has devised and delivered research and training programmes aimed at improving practices to combat North Korean sanctions breaking.
Steve also maintains close links with maritime service providers and has been a panel member at several webinars and conferences for the compliance sector. He moved to King’s College London from the UK civil service, where he worked for many years in the area of counter-proliferation and export control and was a member of the UK government’s cross-departmental export control committee.
- Sanctions and export controls
- Maritime Sanctions
- North Korea
- Weapons of mass destruction programmes and proliferation
- The uncontrolled spread of small arms and light weapons
- 'Sanctions on Russia: Are They Working, Workable, and Worth It?' Strategic Trade Review 5, issue 8 (Winter/Spring 2019).
- 'Brexit Implications for Proliferation and National Security: Challenges Facing the United Kingdom and the European Union in Controls and Enforcement', Strategic Trade Review 3, issue 5 (Autumn 2017).
- 'Use of Entity Screening and Vessel Tracking to Assist Implementation of UN Sanctions – a Whitepaper.' Accessed 15 May 2020.