Dr. Bates Gill
Dr. Bates Gill is the Director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
Gill has a long record of research and publication on international and regional security issues, including regarding arms control, non-proliferation, peacekeeping and military-technical development, especially with regard to China and Asia. In recent years, his work has broadened to encompass other contemporary security-related trends, including multilateral security organizations, the impact of domestic politics and development on the foreign policies of states, and the nexus of public health and security. Dr Gill was appointed by the Swedish government to become the seventh Director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), starting in October 2007.