Biography

Honorable Andrew C. Weber is a non-resident senior fellow at Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center. He joined Metabiota in February 2016 as Head of Global Partnerships in the Government Business Unit. 

Weber served thirty years in the US Government, most recently as the Deputy Coordinator for Ebola Response at the U.S. Department of State. In that role, he helped lead diplomatic outreach to ensure a speedy, effective and truly global response to the crisis. He served until October 2014 as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical & Biological Defense Programs. Appointed by President Obama, he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on 18 May 2009. He played a key role in the Nunn–Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction program, which removed weapons grade uranium from Kazakhstan and Georgia, nuclear capable MiG-29 aircraft from Moldova, and eliminated Libyan and Syrian chemical weapons stockpiles.  He created and expanded the Department of Defense's Global Health Security programs in Eurasia, Africa, South and Southeast Asia, and the Middle East.  Weber served previously as a United States Foreign Service Officer in Saudi Arabia, Germany, Hong Kong and Kazakhstan.  

From 2002-2008, Weber taught a course on Force and Diplomacy at the Edmund A. Walsh Graduate School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Weber graduated from Cornell University and holds a Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) degree from Georgetown University.  He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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