Curriculum Vitae: Mr Xiaoning WANG Legal and External Relations Division

Curriculum Vitae: Mr Xiaoning WANG Legal and External Relations Division

Xiaoning WANG serves as Director of the Legal and External Relations Division (LEGREL) of the CTBTO in Vienna since January 2018.

Xiaoning WANG is Director of the Legal and External Relations Division of the Preparatory Commission of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), in Vienna, Austria. He is a career diplomat having served in senior positions at the Disarmament and Arms Control Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China; and the Chinese Missions in Ankara, Turkey, and Banjul, The Gambia.

He has dedicated the larger part of his career to multilateral nuclear arms control and non-proliferation issues, in the framework of the Conference of Disarmament and the United Nations; and to other thematic issues, such as the NPT Review and Extension Conference, and the CTBT Ad Hoc Committee. He has also worked as senior policy officer in the Verification Division of the Technical Secretariat of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague, the Netherlands.

Mr. Wang holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from Webster University (Leiden, the Netherlands).