Alex Bednarek currently serves as a program officer with the International Fuel Cycle Strategies team at the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI). His portfolio includes work on verifiable warhead dismantlement, safe and secure management and disposition of spent fuel from nuclear power reactors, and the future of global nuclear safeguards.
Bednarek’s prior experience includes work with NTI’s Materials Risk Management team, the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the Subcommittee for Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade under the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Bednarek holds a master’s degree in Security Policy Studies from The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, where he focused on transnational security and non-state actors. He also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin.