Rose GOTTEMOELLER

She was the chief U.S. negotiator of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START), which entered into force on February 5, 2011. Prior to the Department of State, in 2000, she became a senior associate with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where she also served as the Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center (January 2006 December 2008). In 1998-2000, Deputy Undersecretary of Energy for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation and before that, Assistant Secretary of Energy for Nonproliferation and National Security, she was responsible for all nonproliferation cooperation with Russia and the Newly Independent States. Prior to her work at the Department of Energy, Ms. Gottemoeller served for 3 years as Deputy Director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London. From 1993 to 1994, she served on the National Security Council staff as Director for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia Affairs. Previously, she was a social scientist at RAND and a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow. Ms. Gottemoeller received a B.S. from Georgetown University, and a M.A. from George Washington University.