Academy Fellow (2015-16)
Tomisha Bino

Summary

Tomisha Bino was an Academy Asfari fellow with the International Security Department in 2015-16. She has worked as a research assistant at the Research Group for Biological Arms Control (also known as HRG), housed at the Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker-Centre for Science and Peace Research (ZNF).

Tomisha specializes in policy research regarding the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) and is currently researching ways to move the process of establishing a WMD-free zone in the Middle East forward. She holds an MA in Peace and Security Studies from the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg.

Expertise

  • Cooperation for peaceful purposes in non-conventional weapons treaties
  • Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) 
  • Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone (MEWMDFZ)
  • Translation (Arabic/English/German)

Experience

2015-16Academy Fellow, International Security Department, Chatham House
2014-15Research Assistant at the Research Group for Biological Arms Control (aka HRG)
2014–15MA in Peace and Security Studies from the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg
2012-14MA in Conference Interpreting from the University of Leipzig