THE GLOBAL INITIATIVE NETWORK
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Programme Director, Illicit Trade, Financial and Economic Crime, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime Co-Founder Black Market Watch, Member OECD Task Force on Charting Illicit Trade
Karl leads the Global Initiative Programme on Illicit Trade, Financial and Economic Crime. He is particularly interested in the illicit trade in products that replace those that are generally licit (such as counterfeit goods and contraband excise goods).
Karl is also the co-founder of Black Market Watch (www.blackmarketwatch.org) and member of the OECD Task Force on Charting Illicit Trade. Formerly Karl was the anti-illicit trade strategy director at a leading multinational corporation, steering committee member of the International Chamber of Commerce’s Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP), and a political and economic analyst for the Department of State, Oxford Analytica and the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Lars H. Bergqvist
Master Mariner, Norwegian Merchant Marine Lieutenant, Royal Swedish Naval ReserveVIEW PROFILE
Wesley W. Posvar Professor and Director of the Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies at the University of PittsburghVIEW PROFILE
Former Senior Policy Analyst for Transnational Organized Crime, United States Office of National Drug Control PolicyVIEW PROFILE
Former Director General, Federal Investigation Agency, PakistanVIEW PROFILE
Head of Department of Research, Norwegian Police University College (PHS)VIEW PROFILE
Senior fellow & PRISM editor, Institute for National Strategic Studies at National Defense UniversityVIEW PROFILE