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NTI | bio Announces Winners of Next Generation Competition, Advances Biosecurity Capability during Global Health Security Agenda Ministerial

NTI | bio will join senior officials and experts from around the world to advance global biosecurity capability during the 5th Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) Ministerial Meeting hosted by the Republic of Indonesia on November 6-8, 2018. The winners of NTI’s 2018 Next Generation for Biosecurity Competition, a collaboration with the Next Generation Global Health Security Network, will be honored at the Ministerial.

NTI Launches New Global Biosecurity Innovation and Risk Reduction Initiative

NTI | bio, partnering with experts from around the world, launched the NTI Biosecurity Innovation and Risk Reduction Initiative in Cambridge, Massachusetts on October 29. The multi-year project seeks to identify, develop, publicize, and promote concrete and normative actions to reduce global catastrophic biological risks associated with advances in technology.

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Ernest J. Moniz

Co-Chair and Chief Executive Officer, NTI

Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz is chief executive officer and co-chair of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI). He began serving in June 2017.

Joan Rohlfing

President and Chief Operating Officer, NTI

A founding NTI staff member, Joan Rohlfing became president of NTI in January 2010, after nine years as NTI's senior vice president for programs and operations. Before joining NTI, she held senior positions with the U.S. Department of Energy, as senior advisor for national security to the Secretary of Energy and as director of the Office of Nonproliferation and National Security.

Corey Hinderstein

Vice President, International Fuel Cycle Strategies

Corey Hinderstein serves as vice president of international fuel cycle strategies, returning to NTI after a three-year leave during which she was senior coordinator for nuclear security and nonproliferation policy affairs at the National Nuclear Security Administration, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Corey brings deep expertise in international nuclear fuel cycle policy, improving global nuclear security, as well as arms control and nonproliferation verification.

Ambassador Laura S. H. Holgate

Vice President, Materials Risk Management

Ambassador Laura S. H. Holgate joined NTI as Vice President for Materials Risk Management in April 2018. Previously, Ambassador Holgate was a consultant to the Third Way’s project on advanced nuclear reactors and national security, and to the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. She served as U.S. Representative to the Vienna Office of the United Nations and the International Atomic Energy Agency from July 11, 2016 to January 20, 2017.