Andrea Berger

Former Senior Fellow


Andrea Berger is a Senior Research Associate at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, and a Visiting Fellow at King’s College London. Her research interests include East Asia, non-proliferation and disarmament, sanctions policy, and countering proliferation finance. Prior to joining the Middlebury Institute, Andrea was the Deputy Director of the Proliferation and Nuclear Policy Programme at the Royal United Services Institute in London.

She was also the Director of the UK Project on Nuclear Issues (UK PONI), a network of over 900 emerging and established experts in the UK nuclear community. Between 2012 and 2015, Andrea led track one-and-a-half security talks with the North Korean People’s Army and Worker’s Party, both in Pyongyang and London.

Prior to joining the security field, she worked in several Canadian government departments, lastly as a Trade Policy Analyst at Global Affairs Canada.

Andrea holds a BA(Hons) from Carleton University, an MA in International Peace and Security from King’s College London, and a Specialist Certificate in Trade-Based Anti-Money Laundering.

Featured Publications

Andrea Berger, “A House Without Foundations: The North Korea Sanctions Regime and its Implementation”, Royal United Services Institute, Whitehall Report, June 2017.

Andrea Berger, “The Problem with Suppressing Controversy in the Nonproliferation Treaty”, 19 May 2017,

Andrea Berger, “Multilateralizing Approaches to North Korea: The Canadian Case”, 38 North, 28 November 2016