Page Stoutland, NTI’s vice president for scientific and technical affairs, joined the Nuclear Threat Initiative in 2010. He is responsible for NTI’s scientific and technically related projects designed to strengthen nuclear security around the world. Current themes include promoting improvements in nuclear materials security through the NTI Nuclear Materials Security Index, strengthening technical cooperation with China and working to strengthen cyber-security at nuclear facilities.
Prior to joining NTI, Stoutland spent the previous ten years at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where he held a number of senior positions, including the Director of Strategy, Program Director for Domestic Security and Division Leader for Radiological & Nuclear Countermeasures. During this time, he was instrumental in developing and leading LLNL's programs in support of the post-9/11 homeland security effort. This included the development and deployment of next-generation radiation sensor systems, the deployment of systems to protect high-value assets and the advancement of nuclear forensics approaches.
Prior to joining LLNL, he held positions within the U.S. Department of Energy where he served as the Director of the Chemical and Biological National Security Program and at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Stoutland holds a bachelor's degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota and a doctorate in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. After completing his doctorate, he spent two years at Stanford University as a National Institutes of Health post-doctoral fellow.