Experts

For comments or an interview, please contact one of our experts below directly.

If you cannot reach them or are unsure to whom you would like your queries directed, please contact:
Tasneem Jamal +1 519 888-6541 ext. 24306, Communications and Fundraising Officer

 

Cesar Jaramillo +1 519 888-6541 ext. 24308ExpertsCesar

  • Non-weaponization of space
  • Canadian and international laws and policies on outer space
  • Nuclear disarmament
  • Conventional weapons

Background
Cesar Jaramillo is Executive Director of Project Ploughshares. Prior to his appointment as ED in July 2015, Cesar spent six years as Program Officer at Project Ploughshares, working on such program areas as nuclear disarmament, outer space security, and conventional weapons control. He graduated from the University of Waterloo with an MA in global governance and has bachelor’s degrees in honours political science and in journalism. Prior to joining Project Ploughshares, Cesar held a fellowship at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), an international think-tank that addresses international governance challenges.

 

Kenneth Epps +1 519 888-6541 ext. 24305ExpertsKen

  • Arms Trade Treaty

Background
Kenneth Epps is Policy Advisor on the Arms Trade Treaty at Project Ploughshares. He worked for Ploughshares from 1986 to 2014, and conducted research and policy analysis on issues related to small arms and light weapons, the international arms trade, and Canada’s military industry and he maintains a unique database on Canadian military production and exports. For 20 years he also was the contributing editor of Project Ploughshares’ Armed Conflicts Report. Kenneth has participated as NGO advisor on Canadian delegations to United Nations conferences on the Programme of Action on Small Arms and since 1999 he has been the Project Ploughshares representative on the international NGO Steering Committee promoting a global Arms Trade Treaty.