Principal Research Fellow, Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore
Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury is Principal Research Fellow at Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore, and served as the Foreign Minister of the Caretaker Government of Bangladesh.
President, Shanghai Institute of International Studies
Chen Dongxiao specializes in the studies of China foreign policy, Sino-U.S. relations and UN collective security. He held various academic positions such as Director of the Department of International Organizations and International Law.
Senior Advisor to China Institute of Contemporary International Relations
Cui Liru is a member of the Committee of Foreign Affairs of the Chinese Peoples’ Political Consultative Conference, and also serves as a member of the Foreign Policy Consulting Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Deputy Director of Center for Arms Control and Nonproliferation Studies, CASS
Dr. Fan Jishe is a Senior Fellow and Director for Strategic Studies and Deputy Director of the Center for Arms Control and Nonproliferation Studies in the Institute of American Studies at Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
President of China Arms Control and Disarmament Association
Ma Zhengang was formerly Chinese Ambassador to the U.K., and is now Chairman of the National Committee at the Council for Security and Cooperation in the Asia Pacific. He is also the Chairman of the China Arms Control and Disarmament Association.
Pan Zhenqiang served as Major General to the Chinese Army and now holds the position of deputy chairman of the China Foundation for International Studies. He is also the senior adviser to the China Reform Forum.
Associate Dean of Institute of International Studies, Fudan University
Shen Dingli teaches international security, China-U.S. relations, China\'s foreign and defense policy in Fudan University and Washington University in St. Louis. Additionally, his publications cover arms control and nonproliferation.
Emeritus Professor of Physics at Jawaharlal Nehru University
Ramamurti Rajaraman is a prolific expert in theoretical physics and public policy in areas of nuclear energy and disarmament. He holds membership in various organizations such as International Panel on Fissile materials.
Research Professor of Research Center for Politics-Indonesian Institute of Sciences (P2P-LIPI)
Professor Dewi Fortuna Anwar serves as Deputy for Government Policy Support to the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia and held the position of the Deputy Chairman for Social Sciences and Humanities at The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI).
Wiryono Sastrohandoyo has served as Ambassador to Austria, France, and Australia, and Permanent Representative to the UN. He is currently a Senior Fellow at the Center for International and Strategic Studies.
Senior Commentator with NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation
Aiko Doden is a Senior Commentator with NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation and the Senior Producer of NHK World “Newsroom Tokyo”. She is also a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies.
Professor of Political Science at University of Tokyo
Kiichi Fujiwara has taught at the University of the Philippines, the Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Bristol. He is also a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center at Washington D.C.
Chairman of the Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation
Yoichi Funabashi is a formal journalist and editor-in-chief of the Asahi Shimbun, and a correspondent to Beijing and Washington DC. He has written extensively on foreign affairs, the US-Japan Alliance, economics and historical issues in the Asia Pacific.
Former Minister of State for Gender Equality and Social Affairs
Kuniko Inoguchi is a member of the House of Councillors of Japan, and former Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament. She also took up the post of President of the Conference on Disarmament in 2003.
Former Japanese Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva
Ambassador Sano was Japanese Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament(2013-2018) in Geneva, and has led the Japanese delegation to 2015 NPT Review Conference, UN First Committee and other conferences on Nuclear Disarmament and Non-proliferations.
Director and Professor of Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University
Tatsujiro Suzuki served as Vice Chairman of Japan Atomic Energy Commission of the Cabinet office and currently a member of Executive Committee and Council of Pugwash Conferences on Science and International Affairs.
Dr. Hiromichi Umebayashi was former Director of the Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University. He is also Special Advisor, former President and Founder of Peace Depot Inc., Japan.
Chairman of the Malaysian Commission of Human Rights
Hasmy Agam served as the Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the United Nations, President of the Security Council of the UN, and Secretary-General of the Association of South-East Asian Nations Division of Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Sir Geoffrey Winston Russell Palmer served as the Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand. He was created a Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George in 1991.
David Pine is a former High Commissioner to Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam. He is now a private advisor to a range of companies and individuals including San Miguel Corporation, KYS Aventura, ZICO Holdings and SourceWorld.
Deputy Executive Director at the Verification Research, Training and Information Centre
Angela Woodward is a member of the New Zealand Public Advisory Committee on Disarmament and Arms Control. She has worked in the arms control and disarmament field since 1998 specializing in monitoring, verification, and compliance issues.
Jehangir Karamat is a retired four-star rank army general and military academic. He served as Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan Army and is now a member of International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament.
Riaz Mohammad Khan is a retired diplomat who served for forty years in the Pakistan Foreign Service. He was Ambassador to China and the EU. He has been a member of the NTI Board of Directors since 2014.
Member of UN Secretary-General\'s Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters and Security
Mely Caballero-Anthony is Associate Professor and Head of the Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Former Assistant Secretary, Head, Legal and International Affairs Office, ATC-PMC, Office of the President
Anne Marie L. Corominas most recently worked with the Office of the Solicitor General under the administration of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte primarily on matters concerning the Philippines v. China arbitration case under the 1982 UNCLOS.
Yungwoo Chun has served as the Senior Secretary to the President for Foreign Affairs and National Security and the Head of ROK Delegation to the Six-Party Talks. He is now the senior adviser to Asan Institute of Policy Studies.
Former President of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs
Jayantha Dhanapala is widely known for his Presidency of the 1995 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review and Extension Conference. He served as United Nations Under-Secretary General for Disarmament and Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the U.S.
Dr. Ta Minh Tuan is an Associate Professor at the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam. He was Director of Department of Research Projects Management and Deputy Director of Center for Regional and Foreign Policy Studies at DAV.
Senior Expert-Advisor, Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute
Dr. Vo Van Thuan is a senior expert (Emeritus) of Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute (VINATOM). He was also a senior expert of the Permanent Office of the State Steering Committee for Ninh Thuan Nuclear Power Projects.