Theo Bajon is actually working with the Conventional Arms Programme at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR). He previously worked with the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean as a Project Associate, and with the United Nations Development Programme as a volunteer. He holds a master's degree in International Expertise and Risks at the University of Lyon 3 and a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Europe from the University of Avignon, and he’s currently a PhD candidate in International Defence and Security at the University of Grenoble. He speaks English, French, Occitan, Spanish, Catalan and has some knowledge of Arabic. His research interests focus on post-conflict conventional disarmament processes and the role of regional and local actors in these processes.