Oliver Meier is Deputy Head in the International Security Division of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP). He holds a PhD in political science from the Free University of Berlin and his expertise includes control of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, multilateral disarmament and non-proliferation, Iran’s nuclear program, and European security.
From 2005 to 2013, Dr. Meier was the International Correspondent and Representative of the Arms Control Association and a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy.
He previously served on the staff of Uta Zapf, then a member of the Bundestag’s Foreign Relations Committee and Chairwoman of the Sub-Committee on Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. Prior to working in the Bundestag, he was a fellow at the Center for Arms Control and International Security at Stanford University.