Carlton Stoiber is Senior Consultant at Talisman, specializing in nuclear law and policy. For some thirty years, he held senior positions in the United States government dealing with nuclear affairs. In the Department of State he directed three offices: Nuclear Non-proliferation Policy; Nuclear Safeguards and Technology; and Nuclear Export and Import Control. At the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission he served as Deputy General Counsel for Legislation and later as Director of International Programs. He was also Counselor for Nuclear Policy at the U.S. Mission in Vienna, Austria with primary responsibility for relations with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Mr. Stoiber began his government service as a criminal prosecutor in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice and later founded the Departmentís Office of Indian Rights.
Mr. Stoiber has participated in the negotiation of numerous bilateral and multilateral legal instruments in the nuclear field. Since leaving government, he has consulted for many U.S. and international agencies and organizations and participated in legislative assistance projects and nuclear security missions for the International Atomic Energy Agency in over thirty countries. He co-authored the IAEA Handbook on Nuclear Law and is currently writing a second volume of that work. He also wrote the legal section of the IAEA publication Combating Illicit Trafficking in Nuclear and Other Radioactive Material (Nuclear Security Series No. 6, 2008).
Mr. Stoiber has published widely and lectures frequently on nuclear law, nuclear safety and regulation, security and non-proliferation at various international venues. Since 2001 he has lectured at the International School of Nuclear Law at the University of Montpellier (France) and since 2005 at the annual World Nuclear University Summer Institute. A member of the American Society of International Law, Mr. Stoiber also serves as Chairman of the Working Group on Nuclear Security of the International Nuclear Law Association. A member of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, Mr. Stoiber has published in numerous periodicals and has illustrated several books, including the World Nuclear Associationís Nuclear English.
A native of Colorado, Mr. Stoiber was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University and holds degrees from several universities, including: University of Colorado (B.A., summa cum laude and Juris Doctor), University of London (LL.M.) and Hague Academy of International Law (Diploma, Cum Laude).