Manuel Herrera is a researcher in the IAI's Multilateralism and Global governance programme, where he co-manages the Institute's activities within the EU Non-proliferation and Disarmament Consortium (EUNPDC) and conducts research activities in the field of non-proliferation and disarmament. He has been a research assistant in the nuclear security programme at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi, India. He has worked at the Office of Geopolitical Analysis of the Spanish Ministry of Defence. He was a intern of the EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium, within the "Next Generation" programme at the Institute for Foreign and International Policy (INCIPE) in Madrid. Finally, he was a non-doctoral fellow at the Centre for International Studies in Lisbon, as well as a visiting researcher at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt. In addition, he is a regular contributor to magazines, newspapers and strategic offices where he also deals with the issues mentioned above. He holds a Master's degree in International Security from the Barcelona Institute of International Studies (IBEI), and is currently completing his doctoral thesis at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, focusing on a multi-sectoral analysis of the EU's nuclear non-proliferation activities.
His publications include:
- 25 Years since CTBT: A Possible bridge between Nuclear Powers? (with Shivani Singh), in Spanish institute of Strategic Studies. IEEE 127/2021
- The need for a new approach to European non-proliferation policy?, in EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium – Next Generation Papers.
- La politique de non-prolifération nucléaire de l’Espagne dans son contexte historique et international, in Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique, Note de la FRS n°33/2020
- Contestation to the European Union on nuclear non-proliferation, in Global Affairs, Vol. 6, issue 4-5. pp 329–345.
- The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: Is It Really Necessary?, in Spanish Institute of Strategic Studies. IEEE 104/2018.