VERTIC welcomes Senior Legal Officer Yasemin Balci

VERTIC is pleased to welcome Ms Yasemin Balci as a Senior Legal Officer for the National Implementation Measures Programme.

Yasemin formerly worked as a Legal Officer with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and in the private legal sector in London.

She holds an LLM in international law from the University of Cambridge, where she studied on a Huygens Scholarship. She finished her honours undergraduate degree at University College Utrecht and obtained her law degree from the University of Amsterdam. She has a university diploma in international nuclear law from University Montpellier 1/OECD Nuclear Energy Agency. She speaks Dutch, English, French and Turkish.

As a Senior Legal Officer, Yasemin will be working on the national implementation of obligations in the Biological Weapons Convention, the Chemical Weapons Convention, international instruments for the management of chemicals and their associated wastes, international instruments for nuclear security, UNSCR 1540, and the International Health Regulations.

She is based in London, United Kingdom.