14 Apr 2022
Crime, conflict and corruption
Senior Analyst, GI-TOC | Managing Director, Conservation Synergies
Alastair has more than 25 years’ of experience implementing and leading field-conservation programs in the Horn of Africa, east and southern Africa. This includes designing, establishing and leading protected area support projects and multi-project country programs in Ethiopia and Mozambique, and supporting and/or overseeing similar programs in Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia, Uganda and Madagascar.
Latterly his work included supporting Governments, NGOs and other partners to build capacity to tackle wildlife crime through targeted investigations into transnational networks, establishing wildlife crime units, developing and strengthening policy, legislation, operational frameworks and strategies, and better understanding the drivers of wildlife crime. He is also involved in an innovative approach to tackling corruption in wildlife crime.
As a Senior Analyst with the GI-TOC, Alastair is leading a project on convergence between wildlife trafficking and other illicit flows in southern and East Africa, he conducts research into illicit trafficking on the Swahili Coast (Mozambique, Tanzania, the Comoros and Madagascar, amongst others), and he helps to coordinate work in northern Mozambique.
Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Policing / Director of Professional Policing, University of Hull
PhD Candidate, Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong
Senior Advisor, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Senior Lecturer, Law School and Oceans Institute, the University of Western Australia
Researcher, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies
Assistant Commissioner (Retired), Ireland's National Police
Associate Professor, The Colorado School of Mines
Regional Coordinator (Asia) Global Programme Wildlife and Forest Crimes, UNODC
Analyst, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
Director, New Challenges & Threats Study Center, Vladivostok, Russia
Compliance Cordinator AMLFT, Fenacoac, R.L. Micoope
Associate Professor, Criminal Policy Research Centre/Faculty of Criminal Justice, Criminology and Security Studies (University of Sarajevo)