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Jeremy McDermott

Executive Director, InSight Crime

Jeremy McDermott is the Executive Director and co-founder of InSight Crime. McDermott has two decades of experience reporting from around Latin America. He is a former British Army officer, who saw active service in Northern Ireland and Bosnia. Upon retiring from the military he became a war correspondent, covering the Balkans, based in Bosnia, then the Middle East from Beirut, before being sent to Colombia to cover the conflict. He has traveled extensively throughout Latin America. Before setting up InSight Crime he worked for many of Britain’s most prestigious media outlets, including the BBC, the Daily Telegraph and The Economist. He specializes in drug trafficking, organized crime and the Colombian civil conflict. He has an MA from the University of Edinburgh.

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Mark Micallef
Mark Micallef

Senior Fellow, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

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Helena Sundén
Helena Sundén

Secretary-General, The Swedish Anti-Corruption Institute

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Dinesh Mahtani
Dinesh Mahtani

Senior Political Affairs Officer, United Nations

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Kim Thomas
Kim Thomas

Analyst, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

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Eduardo Vetere
Eduardo Vetere

Vice-President & Secretary-General, International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities (IAACA)

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Geoff Gruson
Geoff Gruson

Executive Director, Police Sector Council, Ottawa, Canada

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