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 and reduce risks around the world. Current themes include: working to strengthen cybersecurity for nuclear weapons systems and at nuclear facilities, promoting improvements in nuclear materials security through the NTI Nuclear Materials Security Index, strengthening technical cooperation with China.
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.
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. Stoutland was also granted the lifetime honor of being an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.