Mar Casas Cachinero

Programme ManagerProliferation and Nuclear Policy


Mar is the Programme Manager for Proliferation and Nuclear Policy at RUSI. She helps coordinate the team’s research and project activities on nuclear, chemical and biological weapons issues.

Prior to joining RUSI, Mar was a Blue Book trainee at the Spokesperson’s Service of the European Commission. She contributed to the political communication of the High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell’s work and of the EU’s foreign and security policy, more generally. She previously served as Programme Officer for Asia at the Brussels-based think tank Friends of Europe.

She holds an MSc in Culture and Conflict in a Global Europe from the London School of Economics and a BA in Global Studies from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. Her interests include the EU’s role in the world, security challenges in the Asia-Pacific region, and the power of narratives, images and perceptions in international relations.


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