Kaveri Ashok was Senior Research Fellow in the ISSSP at NIAS, Bangalore. She was a research intern with the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. Kaveri completed her Masters degree in Nuclear Science and Technology at the University of Delhi with a specialisation degree in Decommissioning and Waste Management from the University of Paris Sud XI. Her masters dissertation was based on a 6 month internship with the Atomic Energy Commission of France (CEA- Saclay Campus). Her areas of interest include Nuclear Security and Strategy.