Author

John Simpson

John Simpson, OBE, was until recently professor at the University of Southampton and director of the Mountbatten Centre. He was a member of the UN Secretary-General’s Advisory Board for Disarmament Matters; co-founder and programme director of the Programme for Promoting Nuclear Non-Proliferation; and advisor to the UK delegation to NPT Preparatory Committee Sessions and Review Conferences. He is a member of the Royal Society’s Group on Scientific Aspects of International Security, and a BASIC Advisor.