Richard Lennane has long experience in multilateral disarmament and arms control, as an Australian diplomat, a United Nations official, an NGO advocate and a civil society platform manager. Richard worked in the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs from 2001-2013, and was head of the Biological Weapons Convention Implementation Support Unit from its creation in 2007. From 2014-2016 he headed the provocative and controversial nuclear disarmament NGO ‘Wildfire’, and was Executive Director of the Geneva Disarmament Platform from 2016 to 2020. He served as a diplomat in the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade from 1992 to 2001, with postings to Egypt and Syria.
Mr Richard Lennane
Former Executive Director, Geneva Disarmament Platform
19 January 2021