Ambassador Miguel Ruiz Cabañas

Ambassador Miguel Ruiz Cabañas holds a degree in International Relations from the Colegio de México, and a master’s degree in Political Science from Columbia University in New York. After joining the Mexican Foreign Service in January 1979, Miguel was appointed...

Dr Daniel Bassey

Dr. Bassey joined IPPNW as a medical student, now a public health physician in the humanitarian aid sector, currently working on maternal and child health issues. He served as regional coordinator for IFMSA, project coordinator of One bullet Stories, regional vice...

Professor Paul Rogers

Paul is Oxford Research Group’s (ORG) Global Security Consultant. He has worked in the field of international security, arms control and political violence for over 30 years. Paul is Professor of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford. He lectures at universities...

Beatrice Fihn

Beatrice Fihn is the Executive Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, and leads the global campaign’s push for a treaty banning nuclear weapons. Beatrice has extensive experience in disarmament and gender issues, and previously worked as...

Archbishop Dr John Sentamu

Dr John Tucker Mugabi Sentamu is the 97th Archbishop of York. He was born in Uganda in 1949, the sixth of thirteen children. He is married to Margaret Sentamu. They have two grown up children and two grown up foster children. He was appointed Bishop for Stepney in...

Ben Griffin

Ben Griffin is a former British SAS soldier who refused to return to Iraq and left the Army, citing not only the “illegal” tactics of United States troops and the policies of coalition forces but also that the invasion itself was illegal, being contrary to...

Professor Sir Andrew Haines

Professor Sir Andrew Haines is an epidemiologist and an academic. He has co-authored around 300 scientific articles, book chapters and reports. Currently, Andrew is the Professor of Public Health and Primary Care at LSHTM, with a joint appointment in the Department of...

Dr Rebecca Johnson

Dr Rebecca Johnson FRSA founded the Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy in 1996 after working as an activist and then analyst on the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) negotiations. Rebecca’s work for the Acronym Institute prioritises nuclear...

Andrew Feinstein

Andrew Feinstein was elected an ANC MP in South Africa in 1994. He resigned in 2001 following the government’s refusal to allow an unfettered investigation into a £5 billion arms deal. Andrew chairs the Aids charity Friends of the Treatment Action Campaign, and...

Professor Nina Caspersen

Nina Caspersen’s research at the University of York focuses on the dynamics of intra-state conflicts, strategies for conflict resolution, and unrecognised or de facto states. Her work focuses on internal divisions, political rivalry and popular mobilisation, which...

Dr Nick Ritchie

Nick researches and teaches in the areas of international relations and international security at the University of York. His particular focus is on nuclear disarmament, proliferation and arms control and US and UK national security. After completing his PhD thesis at...

Max Lawson

Max is Head of Global Policy and Campaigns at Oxfam GB, focusing on humanitarian and conflict issues, financing for development, and campaigning. Max studied at the University of Sussex in the UK, and lived and worked for three years in South Africa and then in...