Appointed by President Obama, Andy Weber is former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs. Mr. Weber has dedicated his professional life to countering nuclear, chemical, and biological threats and to strengthening global health security. His thirty years of US government service include five-and-a-half years as President Obama’s Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs and he was a driving force behind Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction efforts to remove weapons-grade uranium from Kazakhstan and Georgia and nuclear-capable MiG-29 aircrafts from Moldova, to reduce biological weapons threats, and to destroy Libyan and Syrian chemical weapons stockpiles. In addition, Mr. Weber coordinated US leadership of the international Ebola response for the Department of State. Prior to joining the Pentagon as Advisor for Threat Reduction Policy in December 1996, Mr. Weber was posted abroad as a US Foreign Service Officer in Saudi Arabia, Germany, Kazakhstan,and Hong Kong. Mr. Weber will use his expertise to help StemRad build out its military and defense sector.