- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
Dr Filippa Lentzos is an Associate Senior Researcher within the SIPRI Armament and Disarmament Programme. She is also a co-director of the Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS) and Senior Research Fellow at King’s College London, a biosecurity columnist at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, an Associate Editor of the journal BioSocieties, and the NGO Coordinator for the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention.
A biologist and social scientist by training, Dr Lentzos spent the first ten years of her career at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). In 2012, she moved to King’s College London as part of the team establishing the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, and, in 2017, she became cross-appointed to King’s Department of War Studies.
Dr Lentzos has researched and been actively involved in biological disarmament and non-proliferation for over 15 years. For more about her work see www.filippalentzos.com.
Biological disarmament and non-proliferation, biodefence, emerging technologies, governance
Global (UK and USA in particular)
PhD in Sociology, University of Nottingham