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Following a career in forensic services within UK policing, Pete Easterbrook joined the Security Industry Authority (SIA), the UK government regulator of the private security industry. He is experienced in the investigation of crime within this sector, and has a particular interest in the extent...

Ephraim Ehrhardt is the Head of Financial Crime Compliance Change & Controls Programme for Standard Chartered Bank, UK and Europe. He is a former Head of Financial Crime and Controls at Barclays UK. He holds experience across multiple sectors and Industries, with a paritulcar focus in Anti-...

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....

Niall Hamilton-Smith is a senior lecturer in criminology at the University of Stirling and a member of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research.  Niall has a background in applied policing research, working as a researcher in the Home Office between 1999 and 2007, notably as a senior...

Honorable Isak Barow Isak is a politican and experienced security expert based in Somalia with more than 10 years of extensive experience in the Humanitarian environment. He is a counter- terrorism and organised crime specialist, with experience in intelligence analysis, security sector reform,...

Stuart Kirby is a Professor in Policing and Criminal Investigation at the UCLan. His first career was as a Lancashire Police Officer, retiring as Detective Chief Superintendent, with responsibility for Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime (amongst other specialist areas).

Since leaving...

Julian Laufs is a currently a PhD student at University College London’s Department of Security and Crime Science where he focusses on the prevention of future crime and terrorism. Julian holds a BA in International Relations from Malmö University in Sweden and an MSc in Countering Organised...

Marisol Maddox is an Arctic analyst at the Polar Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC. She is studying the ways transnational organised crime networks may evolve in the Arctic as the region becomes more accessible due to climate change, and options...

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