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Andrew Reynolds

Retired Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of State

Biography

Mr. Reynolds served 40+ years at the U.S. Departments of Energy and State with responsibilities for S&T and engineering issues, forecasting, strategic planning, non-proliferation, export controls and cooperative research. He was DOE representative, US Mission to OECD in Paris, 1983-1986; Executive Secretary, US/USSR Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy Agreement, 1986-1990; S&T Counselor, US Embassy, Rome, 1996-2000; and Deputy to four S&T Advisers to the Secretary of State, 2000-2011. From 2007, he led the U.S. delegation to the UN Commission on S&T for Development and served as Chairman in 2013-2014. In 2011, Mr. Reynolds was appointed Senior Advisor for Space and Advanced Technologies, concluding his federal career in the Office of International Communications and Information Policy which facilitates Internet governance and deployment of information and communications technologies (ICTs) for development.

Mr. Reynolds serves on boards at Purdue, Virginia, and Villanova, Engineers without Borders-USA, and the World Federation of Engineering Organizations. He advises the UN on S&T, engineering, ICTs and Internet as enablers for the new Sustainable Development Goals and 2030 Development Agenda, is a member of UN Network Eleven and a Senior Fellow in Global Urban Development, an NGO. Mr. Reynolds holds a BA from UVa and MS degrees from GW University and the National Intelligence University.