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Research Fellow, Proliferation and Nuclear Policy

Emil Dall is a Research Fellow in the Proliferation and Nuclear Policy Programme at RUSI, where his research focuses on sanctions, illicit finance and nuclear and missile proliferation, particularly North Korea.

Emil leads the team’s work on countering proliferation finance (CPF). Specifically, his work on CPF has focused on:

  • Conducting research into, and raising awareness of, the (illicit) financial networks of proliferators.
  • Examining weaknesses in the design and implementation of international sanctions against proliferators (including North Korea), understanding the role of governments and financial institutions in countering proliferation finance and the challenges they face in doing so.
  • Working with a range of governments to strengthen their design and implementation of international sanctions requirements.
  • Collaborating with policymakers, international organisations and other stakeholders concerned with matters of sanctions and financial crime.
  • Publishing reports and articles on sanctions and CPF-related issues, as well as producing guidance papers and policy briefs specifically for governmental, financial or private sector audiences.

Emil has contributed to prominent media outlets, including BBC and Sky News, as well as various conferences and international policy forums.

Prior to joining RUSI in 2015, Emil was a risk analyst for a major international insurer operating out of Lloyd’s of London, and before that he was a researcher at the Policy Institute at King’s College London. He holds degrees from the University of Cambridge and the Department of War Studies at King’s College London, and was part of the 2017 Nuclear Scholars Initiative at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.

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Proliferation and Nuclear Policy, Sanctions, Global Security Issues, Proliferation and Nuclear Policy Nuclear and missile proliferation networks, proliferation financing, and sanctions policy

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