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Andrew Newman

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Dr. Andrew Newman has more than 15 years experience in the public policy aspects of the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle. He was formerly Senior Director for Nuclear Fuel
Cycle Activities at the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) in Washington, DC where he led NTI’s coordination of the Pacific Rim Spent Fuel Management Partnership Working Group, an ongoing R&D collaboration consisting of government and laboratory waste management experts from six countries. He was a Senior Non-Resident Fellow with the Institute for International Science and Technology Policy at George Washington University from 2019 to 2020. Prior to NTI he worked with the Project on Managing the Atom at Harvard University and in the Nuclear Science and Technology Office at the Australian Embassy in Washington, DC. He is the lead author of Decision-making and Radioactive Waste Disposal (Routledge, 2016). Dr. Newman received a Ph.D. in Political Science (a critical evaluation of US programs designed to prevent ‘leakage’ of nuclear weapons, materials and expertise from the former Soviet Union) from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia in 2001.

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