Associate Fellow, International Security
Elli Kytömäki
Contact information
+44 (0) 7447 944 314

Summary

Elli Kytömäki is an independent policy analyst and researcher working on disarmament and arms control issues, most notably related to conventional arms control and nuclear non-proliferation.

Prior to establishing her own consultancy, Ms Kytömäki was the project manager at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) for projects supporting the negotiations towards the Arms Trade Treaty.

During her career, Ms Kytömäki has also worked at Conflict Prevention Center of the OSCE Secretariat, the research institute Small Arms Survey, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), and the Permanent Mission of Finland to the UN Conference on Disarmament.

Ms Kytömäki has authored several articles and papers on the Arms Trade Treaty, Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) and nuclear policy and eagerly follows international developments in these areas.

Expertise

  • Conventional arms trade
  • Arms Trade Treaty
  • Small arms control
  • Regional disarmament initiatives and agreements
  • European nuclear non-proliferation policies

Experience

2012 -Associate Fellow, International Security Department, Chatham House
2012 -Independent Consultant
2009 - 12Project Manager, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)
2006 - 09Forum for Security Cooperation Support Officer, Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Conflict Prevention Centre
2004 - 06Researcher, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
2003 - 04Research Fellow, Joint project of the Small Arms Survey and UNIDIR
2002Temporary Project Assistant, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
2002Temporary Attaché, Permanent Mission of Finland to the UN Conference on Disarmament