Board & Advisors

NTI's board of directors and advisors are influential figures in international security, business, science, diplomacy and international policymaking. They provide critical input and insight to NTI’s work, helping to guide our efforts to prevent catastrophic attacks and build a safer world.

Board of Directors

Ernest J. Moniz
Co-Chair and Chief Executive Officer, NTI
Sam Nunn
Co-Chair, NTI
Ted Turner
Co-Chair, NTI
Des Browne
Vice Chair, NTI
Joan Rohlfing
President and Chief Operating Officer, NTI
Ambassador Hamad Alkaabi
Permanent Representative of the UAE to the IAEA and UAE Special Representative for International Nuclear Cooperation
Alexey Arbatov
Head, Center for International Security at Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences
Charles A. Bowsher
Former Comptroller General of the United States and Head of the General Accounting Office
Edmund G. Brown Jr.
Governor of California
Liru Cui
Former President of China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR)
Rolf Ekéus
Chairman Emeritus of the Board, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Gideon Frank
Former Director General of the Israel Atomic Energy Commission
Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D.
Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Medicine
Igor S. Ivanov
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Russia
Riaz Mohammad Khan
Former Foreign Secretary of Pakistan
Jeong H. Kim
Former President, Bell Labs
Richard G. Lugar
Former U.S. Senator
Admiral Michael G. Mullen, USN (ret.)
17th Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
Ronald L. Olson
Partner, Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Michael A. Peterson
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation
Malcolm Rifkind
Former Foreign Secretary, UK
Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall
Former Deputy US Secretary of Energy
Ellen O. Tauscher
Former U.S. Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security
Dr. Nathalie Tocci
Director, Istituto Affari Internazionali


Charles B. Curtis
NTI President Emeritus and Emeritus Board Member
Susan Eisenhower
Emeritus Board Member
Eugene E. Habiger, USAF (Ret.)
Emeritus Board Member
Pierre Lellouche
Emeritus Board Member
Jessica T. Mathews
Emeritus Board Member
Ambassador Hisashi Owada
Emeritus Board Member
William J. Perry
Emeritus Board Member
Nafis Sadik
Emeritus Board Member
Amartya Sen
Emeritus Board Member
Shirley Williams
Emeritus Board Member
Fujia Yang
Emeritus Board Member


Warren E. Buffett
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Berkshire Hathaway
David A. Hamburg
NTI Advisor and Distinguished Fellow
Siegfried S. Hecker
Co-director, Stanford University Center for International Security and Cooperation

NTI | Bio Advisory Group

John Brownstein
Chief Innovation Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital
R. Alta Charo
Warren P. Knowles Professor of Law and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin
Gerald R. Fink
Member, Whitehead Institute Professor of Genetics, MIT
Tore Godal
Special Advisor on Global Health, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway
Avril Haines
Senior Research Scholar, Columbia University, former Deputy National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama
Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D.
Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Medicine
Jeremy Konyndyk
Senior Policy Fellow, Center for Global Development, former Director of the USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance
John Nkengasong
Director, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
David A. Relman, M.D.
Stanford University Co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation
Reshma Shetty
Co-Founder, Ginkgo Bioworks
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John-Erik Stig Hansen
Director of the Denmark Centre for Biosecurity and Biopreparedness
Renee Wegrzyn
Program Manager, Safe Genes, DARPA