We are pleased to welcome Paul Schulte as an Honorary Professor at the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security. Paul will be working closely with senior members of the ICCS on the Sixth Birmingham Policy Commission: 'The Security Impact of Drones: Challenges and Opportunities for the UK'

Paul Schulte is a Non-Resident Senior Associate of  the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, a Research Fellow in the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and a Senior Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Defence Studies at King's College London. In 2004, Paul was Director of Defence Organisation in the Office of National Security Affairs in Iraq, responsible for rebuilding the Iraqi Ministry of Defence and advising senior Iraqi officials. In 2004, he was the founding Head of the UK's interdepartmental Post Conflict Reconstruction Unit (now the Stabilisation Unit) which conducted the first integrated civil/military campaign plan in UK expeditionary history, for Helmand Province. 

Paul is an expert on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Verification, and a member of a number of high level advisory groups including: the CSIS European Trilateral Nuclear Dialogue Group, the EU Nonproliferation Consortium, and the Foreign Office Unofficial Experts Advisory Group. He is also on the UN Secretary General's list of accredited international disarmament experts.