William Tobey


William Tobey
Senior Fellow
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Harvard University

William Tobey is a Senior Fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. He previously served as Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation at the National Nuclear Security Administration, where he managed the U.S. government’s largest program to prevent nuclear proliferation and terrorism by detecting, securing, and disposing of dangerous nuclear material. Mr. Tobey also served on the National Security Council Staff in three administrations, in defense policy, arms control, and counter-proliferation positions. He has participated in international negotiations ranging from the START talks with the Soviet Union, to the Six Party Talks with North Korea.