Stephen G. Burns, Former Chairman, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Stephen G. Burns served as a Commissioner on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission from November 2014 through April 2019 and was designated Chairman by President Obama from January 2015 until January 2017. Prior to his service as Commissioner, Steve was the Head of Legal Affairs at the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency in Paris from April 2012 through October 2014.
Nickolas Roth, Stimson’s Nuclear Security Program Director
Nickolas Roth is a senior fellow and director of the Stimson Center’s Nuclear Security Program. His research has focused on nuclear security, U.S. nuclear weapons policy, arms control, and the nuclear policy-making process. Prior to joining the Stimson Center, Roth was a senior research associate at the Project on Managing the Atom at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
Debra Decker, Stimson’s Senior Advisor
Debra Decker is a Senior Advisor at the Stimson Center where she works on cyber and nuclear security issues. She has advised the Federal Bureau of Investigation; the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security on strategy and risk; and has specialized in the threats stemming from weapons of mass destruction and in the vulnerabilities of critical infrastructure.
Kathryn Rauhut, Stimson’s Nonresident Fellow
Kathryn Rauhut is an attorney specializing in international security. She works primarily in the field of cyber and nuclear security accountability and liability issues. She is a member of the California Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the International Nuclear Lawyer’s Association. She has completed a decade of international work in Europe while living in Vienna, Austria.