THE GLOBAL INITIATIVE NETWORK

Meet the Experts

Laura Adal

Senior Analyst, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

Laura is a Senior Analyst at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime. While Laura provides research for a number of Global Initiatives projects, analysing a diverse range of organized crime flows across the world and developing responses, her current focus relates to organized crime in Africa. Prior to joining the Global Initiative, Laura worked with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Terrorism Prevention Branch, where she engaged in research related to terrorism and violent extremism and provided legal counter-terrorism technical assistance to Member States. Laura previously worked with STATT, a boutique global consulting firm, where she concentrated on human rights and prison reform, as well as migration flows. Laura is a licensed attorney, holding a J.D. from South Texas College of Law, and a B.A. in International Studies from the University of St. Thomas. She is currently based in New York City.

Recent publications

Other Experts

Marcena Hunter
Marcena Hunter

Senior Analyst, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

VIEW PROFILE
Drew Garrett Engel
Drew Garrett Engel

International Consulting

VIEW PROFILE
Michael Miklaucic
Michael Miklaucic

Senior fellow & PRISM editor, Institute for National Strategic Studies at National Defense University

VIEW PROFILE
Nirmal Ghosh
Nirmal Ghosh

Environmental Crime Journalist

VIEW PROFILE
Michael Temple
Michael Temple

International Financial Crime and Compliance Leader, Standard Chartered Bank

VIEW PROFILE
Angela Me
Angela Me

Chief Research and Trend Analysis Branch, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

VIEW PROFILE