THE GLOBAL INITIATIVE NETWORK

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Prem Mahadevan

Senior Fellow, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

Before joining the GI, Prem Mahadevan worked for almost nine years as a Senior Researcher with the Center for Security Studies at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich. He specialized in research on organized crime, intelligence and irregular warfare. He has lectured on international relations courses at universities in Austria and the Czech Republic, and been invited to brief parliamentarians and high ranking security officials from across Europe and Asia, besides NATO and the Global Counterterrorism Forum.

He has co-authored policy studies for the Swiss foreign ministry and written a book on counterterrorist special operations for the Indian Army. His academic publications include two books on the theme ‘intelligence and terrorism’, besides several peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters in edited volumes.

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Hong-Eng Koh

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Gladwell Otieno

Executive Director, Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG)

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Jin Cheng
Jin Cheng

Professor of Public Security Department at the Zhejiang Police College and Director of the Zhejiang Institute of Policing, China

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Hans Mathieu
Hans Mathieu

Head of FES Columbia and coordinator of FES regional security work in Latin America

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Annett Fleischer
Annett Fleischer

PhD, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity

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Julian Russell
Julian Russell

Pacific Risk

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