Jack Boureston is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Federation of American Scientists, specializing in nuclear safeguards and security, and illicit nuclear trade issues, and state level nuclear and radiological threat assessment. Most recently he has focused on radiological and nuclear threat analysis of countries in Europe for the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START). Jack has worked as an analyst at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the Department of Safeguards. There he conducted country studies to assess member states' nuclear fuel cycle programs to ensure the absence of undeclared programs. Mr. Boureston also served as the Information Collection Manager at the IAEA, and he chaired an internal IAEA working group to collect gray literature (limited distribution, technical literature).
Prior to working at the IAEA, he worked at the Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) as the Information Collection Manager. There he established a system of monitoring the world of open sources for nonproliferation-related information, evaluated its relevance, and distributed it to analysts for their assessment. SInce 2001, Mr. Boureston has contracted to organizations such as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS), Center for Contemporary Conflict (CCC), Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS). He has also performed contract tasks for Agencies in the U.S. Government, Sandia National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Kings College London (KCL), and Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS).