Angela Kane spent over 35 years working for the United Nations; her last positions were Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Under-Secretary-General for Management, and High Representative for Disarmament.
Kane teaches at Tsinghua University/Schwarzman Scholars in Beijing and the Paris School of International Affairs (SciencesPo). She is a member of the International Group of Eminent Persons for a World Without Nuclear Weapons (Japan). She is a senior adviser to the Nuclear Threat Initiative and a senior fellow at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Nonproliferation. She is also a member of the European Leadership Network and chairs and serves on NGO Boards in Europe, United States, and Asia.