Abdul Hameed Nayyar is a founding member of the International Panel on Fissile Materials and a physicist who retired from the Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
Abe Nobuyasu is a former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Disarmament Affairs and former Director-General for Arms Control and Science Affairs at the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Dr. Nobumasa Akiyama, Professor at the School of International and Public Policy and the Graduate School of Law at Hitotsubashi University, is a member and a Senior Associate Fellow at APLN.
Allan Gyngell is National President of the Australian Institute of International Affairs and an Honorary Professor at the ANU.
Lt Gen Amit Sharma is a former Commander in Chief of India's Strategic Forces Command. He is presently a Fellow in the Office of The Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India.
Angela Woodward is Deputy Executive Director of the Verification Research, Training and Information Centre.
Anne Marie L. Corominas is the Head of Public Policy at Government & Corporate Affairs and Communications of PepsiCo Philippines & Asia, Former Assistant Secretary and Head of Legal and International Affairs Office, and ATC-PMC at the Office of the President.
Arun Vishwanathan was the former Assistant Director of the National Security Council Secretariat in the Prime Minister’s Office, Government of India between 2008 and 2011.
Bae Myung-bok is journalist who has covered the U.S. and Paris as a foreign correspondent and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a staff writer. He was also a Foreign News Editor.
Commodore C Uday Bhaskar (Ret.) is the Director of the Society for Policy Studies (SPS), New Delhi.
C. Raja MOHAN is Senior Fellow at the Asia Society Policy Institute and Visiting Professor at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore.
Carlos D. Sorreta is a former Director-General of Foreign Service Institute and has served as Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Philippine Permanent Mission to the UN.
Dr Cathy Moloney is the Head of the Centre for Defence Research, Australian Defence College.
Chen Dongxiao currently serves as the President of the Shanghai Institute of International Studies and specializes in China foreign policy, Sino-U.S. relations, and UN collective security. In the past he has served as the Director of the Department of International Organizations and International Law.
Cheong Wooksik is director of Peace Network and director of the Hankyoreh Institute of Peace.
Moon Chung-in is the Chairman of the Sejong Institute and the former Special Adviser of National Security and Foreign Affairs to the ROK President. He is also a Distinguished University Professor at Yonsei University.
Cui Liru is currently a Senior Researcher of the Taihe Institute and the Former President of the China Institute of Contemporary International Relations.
David Pine is a former High Commissioner of New Zealand to Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam. He is currently serving as a private advisor to a range of companies and individuals including San Miguel Corporation, KYS Aventura, ZICO Holdings and SourceWorld.
Dell Higgie is Ambassador-at-Large for New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Chair of the Geneva-based Voluntary Trust Fund for the Arms Trade Treaty. She was was New Zealand’s global Ambassador for Disarmament, and Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the Conference on Disarmament.
Dewi Fortuna Anwar served 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).
Dinusha Panditaratne is currently serving on the executive committee of the Centre for Rights and Justice in Hong Kong and on the International Advisory Board of the Asian University for Women in Bangladesh. She is a former Executive Director of the LKI.
H.E. Dr. Dionisio da Costa Babo Soares is the former Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste.
Doden Aiko is a Senior Commentator for the NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation and the Senior Producer of the NHK World “Newsroom Tokyo”. She is also a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies.
Enkhsaikhan Jargalsaikhan is an international lawyer and diplomat who has served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia as Mongolia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
Fan Jishe is a Senior Fellow, Director for Global Governance and International Organizations Studies at the Institute for International Strategic Studies, Party School of the Central Committee of CPC.
Feroz Hassan Khan is a former Brigadier in the Pakistan Army and former Director Arms Control and Disarmament Affairs in Strategic Plans Division, Joint Services Headquarters, Pakistan.
Fujiwara Kiichi is a Professor of International Politics and Southeast Asian Studies in the Graduate Schools of Law and Politics at the University of Tokyo. He has also taught at the University of the Philippines, the Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Bristol. He is also currently a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center at Washington D.C.
Funabashi Yoichi is a former 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.
Gareth Evans is a Distinguished Honorary Professor and former Chancellor of the Australian National University, Co-Chair of the International Advisory Board of the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, former Australian Foreign Minister, and former President and CEO of the International Crisis Group.
Gary Quinlan AO was Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia from 2018 to 2021. Prior to that he was Deputy Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Australia's Senior Official to ASEAN and to the East Asia Summit (2015-2018).
Sir Geoffrey Winston Russell Palmer has 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.
Han Sung-joo previously served as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador to the United States, and Chairman of the East Asia Vision Group. He is now professor emeritus at Korea University.
Han Yong-Sup was a President of Korea Nuclear Policy Society and Vice President of KNDU.
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.
Helen Clark was Prime Minister of New Zealand for three successive terms from 1999–2008. In July 2020, she was appointed by the Director-General of the World Health Organisation as a Co-Chair of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response, called for by the World Health Assembly, which reported in May this year.
HMGS Palihakkara has served as the Foreign Secretary of Sri Lanka as well as the Chairman and member of the UN Secretary General.
Professor Hu Yumin is currently serving as the Vice Secretary General of China Arms Control and Disarmament Association (CACDA).
Hwang Yong-soo is President of the Korea Institute of Nuclear Non-proliferation and Control (KINAC).
Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury is a Principal Research Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore, and has served as the Foreign Minister of the Caretaker Government of Bangladesh.
Ikegami Masako is a Professor at the Department of Innovation Science, School of Environment & Society of Tokyo Institute of Technology.
Inoguchi Kuniko is a member of the House of Councillors of Japan and former Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament. She also served as the President of the Conference on Disarmament in 2003.
Inuzuka Tadashi is the Co-President of World Federalist Movement at the Institute for Global Polity and the Executive Director of Coalition for 3+3.
Tan Sri Jawhar was the Former Chairman of Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia
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.
Jehangir Karamat is a retired four-star rank army general and military academic. He served as Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army and a former Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Program at the Brookings Institute.
Jesus S. Domingo is presently the Philippine Ambassador to New Zealand. A Career Diplomat and Multilateralist, he focuses on Multilateral, Security, Disarmament and Humanitarian Cooperation and Advocacy.
Jim Bolger has served as the former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Ambassador to the U.S.
John Borrie is Principal Adviser on Disarmament to the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
John Carlson is a former Director General of the Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office and founding Chair of the Asia-Pacific Safeguards Network.
John McCarthy is a former Australian career diplomat
John Tilemann is APLN Senior Associate Fellow. He served as Chief of Staff to two Directors General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Dr. Hans Blix and Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei. As a career diplomat he has also served in Australian Embassies in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Julia Gillard was the 27th Prime Minister of Australia. She currently serves as the Chair of Beyond Blue, one of Australia’s leading mental health awareness bodies.
Jun Bong-geun is a professor at the Department of National Security and Unification Studies at the Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security.
Jusuf Wanandi is Senior Fellow and co-founder of CSIS. He also currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees for CSIS Foundation in Jakarta, Indonesia.
KANG Kyung-wha is the Professor Emeritus of the Graduate School of International Studies at Ewha Womans University and former Minister of the Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Korea.
Kanti Bajpai is an awardee of the K. Subrahmanyam Award for Excellence in Research in Strategic and Security Studies and has been teaching international politics for nearly three decades.
Kaist Piromya has served as an Ambassador to a number of countries such as Russia, Malaysia, Germany, Japan, and the U.S. He has also served as a member of Parliament in Thailand.
Dr Kate Dewes is former Director of the Disarmament and Security Centre, former New Zealand expert on the UN Study on Disarmament and Non Proliferation Education and a former member of the UN Secretary General's Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters.
Kawaguchi Yoriko is a former Foreign Minister and Environment Minister of Japan. She also co-chaired the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament.
Kawasaki Akira is a member of the Executive Committee of Peace Boat and sitting President and International Steering Group member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN).
Kevin Rudd has served as former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Australia.
Dr. Jina Kim is a professor in the Division of Language and Diplomacy at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.
Kim Sung-hwan is Chairman of the East Asia Foundation and former ROK Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Chair of the international advisory board of the Taejae Academy (Future Consensus Institute) and chair professor of Kyung Hee University.
Kishore Mahbubani served in the Singapore Foreign Service for more than three decades. He has also held positions as Ambassador to the United Nations and President of the UN Security Council.
Kono Yohei is a Japanese politician and a member of the Liberal Democratic Party. He served as Speaker of the House of Representatives from 2003 to 2009.
Kusmayanto Kadiman is a former Director of the Bandung Institute. He has been active in the Europe-Southeast Asia University Network since 1999.
Lalit Mansingh has served as Foreign Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, High Commissioner of India to the UK, and the Ambassador of India to USA.
Larissa Waters is the first Greens Senator for Queensland and is the Greens Leader in the Senate and co-deputy Leader of the Australian Greens.
Lee Hong-koo is the Chairman of the Seoul Forum for International Affairs and the East Asia Institute. He has served as the Deputy Prime Minister for Reunification and Ambassador to the UK.
Dr. Lee Sang-Hyun is the President and Senior Research Fellow at the Sejong Institute in Korea. He also serves as President of the Korea Nuclear Policy Society (KNPS).
Li Bin is a Former Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Eunjung Lim is an Associate Professor of the Division of International Studies at Kongju National University (KNU).
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.
Manpreet Sethi is a Distinguished Fellow of the Centre for Air Power Studies, New Delhi and recipient of the 2014 K Subrahmanyam award.
Marianne Hanson is the Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Queensland, Australia. She teaches and researches in the field of international security focusing on arms control, disarmament, international organizations, and international law.
Dr. Marty Natalegawa has served as Foreign Minister of Indonesia (2009 – 2014). He is a member of the UN Secretary-General’s High Level Advisory Board on Mediation; the UNSG’s Advisory Board on Disarmament and the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research.
The Hon Melissa Parke from Perth, Western Australia, is a former Minister for International Development and former federal member for Fremantle (2007-2016).
Mely Caballero-Anthony is Professor of International Relations, President's Chair in International Relations and Security Studies, and Head of the Centre for Non-Traditional Security (NTS) Studies at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
He is an Adjunct Professor at the College of Law & Justice at Victoria University and the Former Chair of the UNHRC Commission of Inquiry of DPRK
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 the Center for Regional and Foreign Policy Studies at DAV.
Tan Sri Rastam is a former Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia. He served in various capacities at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in Malaysian diplomatic missions abroad.
Mushahid Hussain served as the Minister for Information and Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee in the Pakistani Senate and now serves as Chairman of the Defense Committee.
Natasha Stott Despoja AO is the founding Chair of Our Watch (the Foundation to Prevent Violence Against Women and their Children). She is a former Senator for South Australia (1995-2008) and former Leader of the Australian Democrats. She is the youngest woman to enter the Australian Federal Parliament.
Neelam Deo is former Indian Foreign Service Officer and Co-founder of Gateway House India.
Nikki Kaye is former Deputy Leader of the National Party, former Cabinet Minister including former Minister of Education and former Member of the New Zealand Parliament.
Nirupama Menon Rao is a former Indian Foreign Secretary (2009-2011) and was Ambassador of India to China (2006-2009) and to the United States (2011-2013).
Nur Hassan Wirajuda has served as Foreign Minister of Indonesia for nine years. He has also held the position of Permanent Representative to the UN.
Okada Katsuya is a Diet member and a former Secretary General of the Democratic Party of Japan.
Ota Masakatsu is a Senior and Editorial writer at Kyodo News, Visiting Professor of Waseda University and Nagasaki University, and Regular Commentator of Hodo Station of the TV Asahi.
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.
Pervez Hoodbhoy was a member of the UN Secretary General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament and taught at the Quaid-e-Azam University physics department for 40 years.
Peter Hayes works at the nexus of security, environment, and energy policy problem. He is best known for innovative cooperative engagement strategies in North Korea.
Philip Clark is a well-known broadcaster in Australian radio and television. He presents the breakfast show on ABC 666 Canberra.
Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan is Director of the Centre for Security, Strategy and Technology (CSST) at the Observer Research Foundation
Dr. Rajmah Hussain has served as Ambassador of Malaysia to USA, France and Austria, and as Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the United Nations.
Rakesh Sood has served as Ambassador to Nepal, Afghanistan, France and the Conference on Disarmament, and Special Envoy of the Prime Minister for Nuclear Non-Proliferation.
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.
Ramesh Thakur is an Emeritus Professor in the Crawford School of Public Policy, a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian National University and the Toda Peace Institute, and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of International Affairs. He is also Director of the Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament at the ANU and former Senior Vice-Rector of the United Nations University (and Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations).
Rhea Moss-Christian is the former Chair of the Marshall Islands National Nuclear Commission (NNC). She also served as the Chair of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission from 2015-2018, the first woman to serve in this position. Currently, Rhea is working as an independent consultant in the region’s fisheries sector.
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.
Robert Murray Hill is a retired Australian politician. He currently teaches at the United States Centre at the University of Sydney.
Hon Ruth Dyson QSO was a Labour Member of Parliament from 1993 to 2020 before her retirement from that position.
Sadia Tasleem previously worked as a Robin Copeland Memorial Fellow for Nonproliferation and has done extensive research as a core member of the Program on Strategic Stability Evaluation (POSSE).
Salman Bashir is a diplomat who served as the Foreign Secretary of Pakistan and as the High Commissioner of Pakistan to India.
Ambassador Sano Toshio was the 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-proliferation.
Sayo Saruta is the Director of New Diplomacy Initiative (ND), a think tank in Tokyo, and an Attorney at Law in Japan and the State of New York.
Mr. Sawanit Kongsiri is a retired diplomat of the Thai Government. He also worked as Governor from Thailand to the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Sha Zukang is a Chinese diplomat who served as the former head of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs from 2007 to 2012. He previously served as the Chinese ambassador to the United Nations Office at Geneva.
Retired Air Chief Marshal Shashindra Pal Tyagi served as the chief of the air staff of the Indian Air Force from 2004 to 2007.
Shen Dingli is a professor and the former Associate Dean at Fudan University’s Institute of International Studies. He is also an Honorary Visiting Professor of Washington University in St. Louis.
Ayaka Shiomura is a Member of the House of Councillors and former member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly.
Shyam Saran is a former Indian Foreign Secretary and was ambassador of India to Myanmar, Indonesia and Nepal and High Commissioner to Mauritius.
Siddharth Varadarajan is a journalist and well-known commentator on foreign affairs and nuclear issues. The founding editor of The Wire, he also held position of editor at The Hindu.
Sihasak Phuangketkeow is Former Permanent Secretary of Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Simon Chesterman is a recognized authority on international law, whose work has opened up new areas of research on conceptions of public authority.
Song Min-soon is the former President of the University of North Korean Studies and chair professor at Kyungnam University. He was head of Korean Delegation to the Six Party Talks in 2005.
Sujata Koirala is an active politician and Member of Parliament, the House of Representative, of Nepal. She is also serving as the Standing Committee Member of the International Conference for Asian Political Parties (ICAPP), Co-Chairperson ICAPP Women’s Wing, Co-Chairperson of ICAPP Asian Cultural Council (ACC).
Sujata Mehta has served as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the Conference on Disarmament.
Suzuki Tatsujiro is the former Vice Chairman of the Japan Atomic Energy Commission and is currently a member of the Executive Committee and Council of Pugwash Conferences on Science and International Affairs.
Tanya Plibersek is the Minister for the Environment and Water of Australia.
Honorable Tessie Eria Lambourne is an i-Kiribati civil servant, diplomat and politician.
Ton-nu-thi Ninh is a member of the National Assembly who has served Viet Nam as a diplomat for more than two decades, specializing in global issues and multilateral institutions.
Dr. Hirofumi Tosaki is Director for the Center for Disarmament, Science and Technology (CDAST) at the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA).
Trevor Findlay has held positions in government, academia, international organizations, and non-governmental organizations. His research focus is nuclear governance, especially nuclear security, safeguards, and the role of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Tuya Nyamosor is the former Foreign Minister of Mongolia and is affiliated with the School of International Relations and Public Administration at the Mongolian National University.
Umebayashi Hiromichi was former Director of the Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition at Nagasaki University. He is also Special Advisor, the former President and Founder of Peace Depot Inc., Japan.
Dr. Vo Van Thuan is a senior expert (Emeritus) at the Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute (VINATOM) in addition to the Permanent Office of the State Steering Committee for Ninh Thuan Nuclear Power Projects.
Whang Joo-ho is the Vice President and a professor of nuclear engineering at Kyung Hee University. He was previously the President of the Korea Institute of Energy Research.
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.
Won Hee-ryong is Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of South Korea, and has served as Chairman of the Low Carbon Green Growth National Forum as well as the Chairman for the Committee for Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Unification in the National Assembly.
Fumihiko Yoshida is Director of Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University (RECNA), Japan.
Yuzaki Hidehiko is the governor of the Hiroshima Prefecture in Japan and a long-time champion of eliminating nuclear weapons.
Zhao Tong is a Senior Fellow at the Nuclear Policy Program of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, based in Beijing at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy.
Zorigt Dashdorj is Executive Director of Mongolia Development Strategy Institute and served as Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Ministry and member of Parliament.