Carlton Stoiber is a Senior Consultant at Talisman, specializing in nuclear law and policy. For nearly thirty years he held senior positions in the United States government dealing with nuclear affairs. In the Department of State he directed three offices: Nuclear Non-proliferation Policy; Nuclear Safeguards and Technology; and Nuclear Export and Import Control. At the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) he served as Deputy General Counsel for Legislation and later as Director of International Programs. He was also Counselor for Nuclear Policy at the U.S. Mission in Vienna, Austria with primary responsibility for relations with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Mr. Stoiber began his government service as a criminal prosecutor in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice and later founded the Department’s Office of Indian Rights.
Since leaving federal service, he has continued an active role as a consultant on nuclear law and policy involving many countries and international organizations. He has worked with over forty countries in drafting legislation and regulations in the fields of nuclear safety, security and non-proliferation. He was the primary drafter of the IAEA Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS), which established the international expectations for increased safety of nuclear reactors worldwide.
Mr. Stoiber has participated in the negotiation of numerous bilateral and multilateral legal instruments in the nuclear field. Since leaving government, he has consulted for many U.S. and international agencies and organizations and participated in legislative assistance projects and nuclear security missions for the International Atomic Energy Agency in over thirty countries.
Mr. Stoiber has published widely and lectures frequently on nuclear law, nuclear safety and regulation, security and non-proliferation at various international venues. He holds a B.A. and J.D. from the University of Colorado. He was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, received an LL.M. from the University of London and a diploma from Hague Academy of International Law.