Chandana Seshadri

Research Analyst, Counter Proliferation FinancingCentre for Finance and Security


Chandana Seshadri is a Research Analyst at the Centre for Finance and Security. Her area of focus is on sanctions and countering proliferation financing.

Prior to joining RUSI, she worked as a Research Assistant in the Centre for Science and Security Studies at King’s College London. Where she conducted network analysis and investigations into proliferation-related activities. Using OSINT research techniques, she also conducted research into the implementation of sanctions obligations on infrastructural projects in several jurisdictions.

She holds an MA in International Relations from King’s College London and an MA and BA in Economics from Stella Maris College, University of Madras, India.

Counterproliferation Financing Programme

This programme aims to reduce and mitigate the risks related to the financing of weapons of mass destruction, as well as drive global thought leadership through timely and relevant policy-oriented research and analysis.


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