Ian J. Stewart is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of War Studies and runs Project Alpha at King's College London, a collection of projects that collectively work to understand and counter proliferation related trade. A former Managing the Atom/International Security Research Fellow, Stewart came to King's College London from the British Ministry of Defence, where he was an analyst working on issues related to non-proliferation and illicit trade. Before this, Ian held a variety of roles in the MOD including supporting the UK's nuclear deterrent and undertaking a placement in the British Embassy, Washington DC. In this Project on Managing the Atom Seminar, Stewart will present "Understanding and C ountering Illicit Trade."