Dr Jonathan Brewer is a visiting Professor at King's College, London, carrying out research with the Alpha Project on proliferation and the financing of proliferation. Between 2010 and 2015 he was the financial expert on the UN Panel on Iran created pursuant to resolution 1929 (2010), based at UN Headquarters, New York.
Dr Brewer was a member of the UK Diplomatic Service between 1983 and 2010. Duties included substantive postings overseas to Luanda (1986-88), Mexico City (1991-95) and Moscow (1998-2001) and a secondment to the Joint Intelligence Committee, Cabinet Office, London (2003-2004). He was Head of Counter-Proliferation 2005-2010.
He graduated from Oxford University with a First Class Honours degree, and holds a PhD in geophysics from Cornell University.