Karl Lallerstedt

Senior Advisor Security Policy, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

Karl Lallerstedt is senior advisor for security policy at the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. He is also the co-founder of Black Market Watch and member of the OECD Task Force on Countering 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.


  • Lallerstedt, K. (2018). Measuring Illicit Trade and Its Wider Impact. In: V. Comolli, ed., Organized Crime and Illicit Trade – How to Respond to This Strategic Challenge in Old and New Domains. Palgrave Macmillan, pp.79-109.
  • Lallerstedt, K. (2018). The Neglected Mega-Problem: Illicit Trade in “Normally Licit” Goods. In: H. Matfess and M. Miklaucic, ed., Beyond Convergence – World Without Order. [online] Washington, D.C: National Defense University, pp.251-273. Available here [Accessed 11 Oct. 2018].

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