Netta Goussac is an Associate Senior Researcher within the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute’s Armament and Disarmament areas, and a Special Counsel with Lexbridge. Netta has worked as an international lawyer for over a decade, including for the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Australian Government’s Office of International Law, and as a lecturer at the Australian National University.
Netta has particular expertise in legal frameworks related to the development, acquisition and transfer of weapons. She has provided legal and policy advice related to new technologies of warfare, including autonomous weapons, military applications of artificial intelligence, and cyber and space security. Since 2017, Netta has participated in the Group of Governmental Experts on lethal autonomous weapon systems. From 2010 to 2013, she participated in the negotiation of the Arms Trade Treaty, and subsequently worked to promote universal adherence to its standards.