International platform for disarmament and non-proliferation dialogue, research and education

VCDNP Advisory Board Members

The VCDNP Advisory Board is made up of a diverse group of prominent individuals who lend perspective to the activities of the Center.


Ambassador Wael Nasser Eddin Al-Assad, Head of Mission of the League of Arab States to Austria and to the International Organizations in Vienna

Ambassador Hamad Alkaabi, Ambassador and Resident Representative of the IAEA, Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the IAEA, Vienna, Austria

Dr. Susan Baldridge, Provost, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

Ms. Siew Fei Chin, Head of Mission and Chargé d’Affaires, Singapore Embassy in Brasilia

Dr. Jeffrey Ross Dayton-Johnson, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Ambassador Nabil Fahmy, Former Egyptian Foreign Minister and Founding Dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, American University, Cairo, Egypt

Ms. Angela Kane, Former UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, New York, and Senior Fellow, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP), Vienna, Austria

Ambassador Franz Josef Kuglitsch, Director for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Vienna, Austria

Ambassador Alfredo Alejandro Labbé Villa, Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Santiago, Chile

Ambassador Benno Laggner, Deputy Head of Mission for Security Policy Issues, Swiss Mission to the OSCE, Vienna, Austria

Mr. Cary Neiman, Real Estate Developer, Carmel Valley, CA

Ambassador Alexander Kmentt (Emeritus), Austrian Ambassador to the EU Political and Security Committee, Brussels, Belgium

Dr. William Potter (Chair), Director, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Ms. Laura Rockwood, Executive Director, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP), Vienna, Austria