Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs; DoD
Andrew C. Weber is serving as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs. Mr. Weber is the Staff Director of the Nuclear Weapons Council, and oversees the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Program. Mr. Weber has overseen a global expansion of Nunn-Lugar programs, to include supporting the elimination of chemical weapons in Libya and Syria. He has also focused on reform of the nation’s biodefense enterprise and efforts to combat nuclear terrorism. He served previously as a United States Foreign Service Officer, with diplomatic assignments in Saudi Arabia, Germany, Kazakhstan, and Hong Kong.