Research team

Biographical information


Benjamin Hautecouverture is a Senior Research Fellow on non-proliferation and disarmament issues at the Foundation for Strategic Research. He is also a founding member of the European Union Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium. His areas of work include the study of proliferation, non-proliferation and disarmament in the field of weapons of mass destruction. It also works on deterrence postures, nuclear security, the NPT review process, the chemical weapons prohibition regime and the European Union's strategy against the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Professional experience

  • Research Fellow, FRS (2010 - 2014);
  • Research Fellow, Centre for International Security Studies and Arms Control - CESIM (2006 - 2010);
  • Editor, Gallier & Associates (2000 - 2006);
  • Marketing Manager, Calmann Lévy Publishing (1998 - 2000)

Other ongoing activities

  • Editor-in-Chief of the Non-Proliferation Observatory from 2008 to 2015
  • Lecturer at Sciences Po. Paris, Master of International Affairs, 2009 – 2011
  • Member of the Editorial Committee of the Annuaire Français de Relations Internationales (AFRI)


  • DESS Master's degree in Arms Control and Disarmament, Marne la Vallée University, (2004);
  • DESS Edition, Paris 13 University, Villetaneuse (1999);
  • Diploma from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Public Affairs, Bordeaux, (1996);
  • Master's degree in Contemporary History, Michel de Montaigne University, Bordeaux (1996)