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Dr Mark Bromley

Programme Director

Dr Mark Bromley

Mark Bromley

Dr Mark Bromley is the Director of the SIPRI Dual-Use and Arms Trade Control Programme. His areas of research include arms acquisitions in Latin America, transparency in the field of international arms transfers and the efforts to combat the illicit trafficking of small arms and light weapons (SALW).

Subject expertise

Transparency of international arms transfers; financial value of the arms trade; arms export policies of EU member states; EU engagement in arms export policies; combatting the illicit trade in SALW; Arms Trade Treaty; controls on the trade in cyber-surveillance systems.

Regional expertise

Western Europe, Latin America

English, Spanish

BA in Social and Political Sciences; St John’s College, Cambridge; MA in War Studies, King’s College London

United Kingdom
External publications
  • Bromley, M., Jan Steenhoek, K. Halink, S. and Wijkstra, E., 'ICT Surveillance Systems: Trade Policy and the Application of Human Security Concerns', Strategic Trade Review, Spring 2016
  • Bromley, M., 'End-Use Controls: Recent Technology Developments and Emerging Trends', Security and Peace, 33 (2), July 2015
  • Bromley, M., and Dermody, L., 'Adressing the Unauthorized Re-export or Re-Transfer of Arms and Ammunition', SEESAC, June 2014
  • Bromley, M., Chapter 7, 'The European Union', in Olawale Ismail and Elisabeth Sköns (eds.) Security Activities of External Actors in Africa (Oxford University Press, 2014)
  • Bromley, M., Cooper, N. and Holtom, P., 'The UN Arms Trade Treaty: arms export controls, the human security agenda and the lessons of history', International Affairs, vol. 88, no. 5, 2012, pp. 1029-1048
  • Bromley, M., 'Prosecuting Illicit Arms Brokers: Improving the European Record', International Relations and Security Network - ETH Zurich, 4 Sep. 2012
  • Bromley, M., 'Vad är syftet med nya kriterier? [What is the purpose of the new criteria?]', Svenska Dagbladet, 13 Mar. 2012
  • Bromley, M., 'Arms Brokering Controls and a Future ATT', UNIDIR Resources, April 2011
  • Bromley, M. and Guevara, I. 'Arms modernization in Latin America', in: Tan, A. T. H. (ed.) 'The Global Arms Trade: A Handbook', (Routledge, UK; London, 2010), pp. 166-177
  • Holtom, P. and Bromley, M., 'The International Arms Trade: Difficult to Define, Measure, and Control', Arms Control Today, July/August 2010.
  • Bromley, M. and Brzoska, M. ‘Towards a common, restrictive EU arms export policy? The impact of the EU Code of Conduct on major conventional arms exports’, European Foreign Affairs Review, vol. 13, no. 3 (Sep. 2008).
  • Bromley, M., ‘10 years down the track: the EU Code of Conduct on arms exports’, European Security Review, no, 39 (July 2008).