Visiting Professor, Centre for Science and Security Studies
Department of War Studies
King’s College London
Dr. Brewer, a recognized expert on global proliferation threats, financial sanctions and proliferation financing, was the financial expert on the UN Panel on Iran, created by UN Resolution 1929 in 2010. Previously, he served with the UK Diplomatic Service, where he was Head of Counter-Proliferation 2005-2010. Dr Brewer’s current areas of research include proliferation financing, financial sanctions, and related typologies. He contributed extensive material on UN financial sanctions to reports of the UN Panel on Iran published by the Security Council. His publications include papers relating to financing of proliferation, sanctions on Iran, and the role of the private sector in supporting implementation of sanctions.