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Maritime crime and piracy

On the 8th of July 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized nearly 20 tons of cocaine on a cargo ship stopped in the Port of Philadelphia. Port seizures just...

Stefano Betti is an expert on transnational criminal law and policy. In addition to being Senior Advisor at the Siracusa Institute, he collaborates with several UN entities including the UN Counter Terrorism Executive Directorate, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the UN Interregional...

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...

Lars H. Bergqvist is a Master Mariner, a Reserve Officer in the Royal Swedish Navy and a former United Nations Military Observer, with peacekeeping experience from the Middle East and the Balkans. Captain Bergqvist is a subject matter expert in maritime security, terrorism and piracy, with...

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...

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-...

Dr Yarin Eski is an assistant professor in Public Administration at the Knowledge Hub Security and Social Resilience (KVV) of the Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam.

His research and teaching includes courses and theoretical, methodological and empirical papers on (maritime) security,...

Marc has been a Met Police Detective for over 17 years, 15 of which have been involved in the investigation of financial crime. This time includes many years investigating money laundering and fraud, 8 years focussing on the financing of terrorism and most recently as the manager of the...

Juliette Koning is Professor in Organisational Studies at Oxford Brookes Business School (UK). She holds a PhD in social anthropology from the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Her research encompasses the study of small business organisations in Southeast Asia and research on private...

Alexandria Reid is a Research Analyst in the Organised Crime and Policing team at RUSI. Her research covers a range of topics related to serious and organised crime, including environmental security, illicit trade and related illicit financial flows. She is Project Officer for the Strategic Hub...

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