David Donnelly is a Legislative and Regulatory Analyst at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's (PNNL) Seattle Research Center. An attorney by training, Donnelly specializes in analysis of emergent policy and legal issues related to arms control and nonproliferation, and in the design and implementation of foreign technical assistance to improve national legislative and regulatory frameworks for the security and nonproliferation of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons and materials. He has helped to lead or implement training and other engagements on behalf of U.S. federal agencies with foreign partners in over forty countries. He currently leads a multi-year project for the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency to develop international guidance on national legislative and regulatory frameworks for chemical security. Prior to joining PNNL, Donnelly spent several years living and working in Washington, D.C., as a Russian linguist and program officer at the Departments of State, Justice, and Defense. When he's not on the road for work, you can find David scrambling peaks or kayaking in the beautiful backcountry wilderness of the Pacific Northwest.