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Matt Herbert

Senior Fellow, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

Matt is a research fellow with the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime and a Partner and Director of Maharbal, a Tunisia based strategic consulting firm. He is a specialist in transnational organised crime, border management, and security sector reform, with a focus on North and West Africa.

Prior to his work with Maharbal, Matt worked on security sector reform in North and West
Africa with Strategic Capacity Group, consulted on security and development issues in East Africa for STATT Consulting, worked on transnational organized crime issues for the state of New Mexico, and served as a policy aide to New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson.

He has authored a number of articles and reports on transnational organized crime, irregular migration, border security, and insurgency with organizations such as the Institute for Security Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Atlantic Council, Washington Post, U.S. Institute of Peace, and World Peace Foundation.

Selected Articles and Assessments

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