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Critical infrastructures (CIs) are the backbone of our global society. These infrastructures keep the global economy moving, ensuring the day-to-day delivery of social goods and services. They are the hidden pillars behind our hospitals, financial institutions, logistical hubs, electricity grids...

This post draws on research completed as part of RUSI’s Financial Crime 2.0 research programme.

In early March 2019, the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA)...

On 11 March 2019, RUSI’s Strategic Hub for Organised Crime Research (SHOC) convened a workshop exploring the role of academic-law enforcement partnerships in tackling organised crime (OC). Although the important role of the academic community in knowledge creation for law enforcement has long...

Jay S. Albanese is a professor in the Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University.  He received the Ph.D. from the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University. Dr. Albanese served as Chief of the International Center at the National Institute of...

Associate Professor David Bright is a criminologist and forensic psychologist with the Centre for Crime Policy and Research at Flinders University.  His research interests include criminal networks, organised crime, and terrorist networks. Recent publications include a paper describing the use...

Dr. Rebecca Coleman is a lecturer in Policing and Criminal Investigation at UCLan, and is a member of UCLan’s Criminal Justice Partnership. She is also seconded to Lancashire Constabulary as a researcher for the evidence based policing hub.

Rebecca studied Psychology at the University of...

As Visiting Professor Urban & Maritime Security Research Group, operationalise research by reflecting on experience and expertise from 30 years law enforcement with a focus on Organised Crime and Counter Terrorism.  As former Head of OCCT in Scotland, developed and built a command structure...

Viv Ellis has been a Financial Investigator with the Metropolitan Police since 2012, and is accredited by the National Crime Agency. He specialises in recovery of the proceeds of crime in both civil and criminal investigations within the Met’s Serious and Organised Crime Command. Viv joined the...

David Fitzpatrick is a barrister with more than 40 years experience in prosecuting organised and serious crime and advising governments on policy related thereto. His experience is focused to Hong Kong, where he retired from practice in 2016. From 1981 to 1994, David worked in the Attorney...

Luca Giommoni is a Lecturer in Criminology in the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University.

His research interests are in the areas of illicit markets, illicit financial flow, digital currencies, cryptomarkets and the use of social media data to research crime-related problems....

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