Biographical Information

Manuel Herrera is a PhD candidate at the King Juan Carlos University of Madrid where he is writing his doctoral thesis on the EU non-proliferation policy. He holds a Master’s degree in International Security from the Barcelona Institute of International Studies (IBEI), where he carried out a final thesis on the EU’s role in the Iranian nuclear negotiations. He was a research assistant for the nuclear security programme at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies in New Delhi, India, where he conducted research on EU external action in the framework of the Iranian nuclear programme and on Indian nuclear strategy in the context of the Indo-Pakistani conflict. He worked in the Geopolitical Analysis Cabinet of the Spanish Ministry of Defence, where he supported the work of the Ministry through the regular drafting of analytical documents on the main international and geopolitical events affecting Spain, in particular issues related to non-proliferation and arms control. And he is currently Data Analyst at the Accenture company as well as Associate Professor at the International Campus for Security and Defence of the CEU San Pablo University of Seville. In addition, he is a regular contributor to magazines, newspapers and strategic cabinets where he also deals with the above-mentioned issues.