Alisha Anand is the Research Assistant for the Security and Technology (SecTec) programme at UNIDIR. She provides operational and research support to all of SecTec’s workstreams. Before UNIDIR she worked on arms control, non-proliferation and export controls with the Disarmament and International Security Affairs Division of the Ministry of External Affairs in the Government of India, the Manohar Parikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry. She holds a master’s degree in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School, Tufts University, where she specialized in international security and international law, and a B.A. with honours in Politics and International Studies from the University of Warwick.
Alisha's areas of expertise include nuclear disarmament, export controls, cyber conflict, emerging technologies, international security and international law.