Argonne National Laboratory

Pete Heine

Pete Heine

Director, Center for Strategic Security
- Global Security Sciences

Peter Heine leads the Center for Strategic Security, which helps identify, plan, and implement solutions to forestall long-term security threats, especially those related to proliferation of strategic weapons or exploitation of critical vulnerabilities.

His personal focus is on strategic dual-use trade control, particularly in the advancement of effective targeting strategies for identifying high-risk shipments and the establishment of training programs for export control enforcement personnel.

Heine led the original development of Commodity Identification Training for the DOE’s International Nonproliferation Export Control Program (INECP), and he is currently INECP’s laboratory technical lead for cooperation with the European Union and with international organizations such as the International Atomic Energy Agency and the World Customs Organization.  He supports implementation of U.S. nuclear export and technology controls, U.S. participation in international nonproliferation regimes and agreements, and global security engagement and cooperation.

Heine’s professional experience includes serving as an officer in the U.S. Navy’s nuclear propulsion program and working for a management consulting firm specializing in the strategic application of technology.