Dr Francesca Giovannini

Dr Francesca Giovannini is the Executive Director of the Project on Managing the Atom at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs. She is also a non-residential fellow at the Centre for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University. Previously, Dr Giovannini served as Strategy and Policy Officer to the Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) in Vienna, where she oversaw a series of policy initiatives to promote CTBT ratification as a confidence-building mechanism in nuclear negotiations and promote the recruitment of female scientists from the Global South.