21 Nov 2019
After the storm:
Crime & Conflict, Crime Terror Nexus, Migrant Smuggling, NAS-Obs
Senior Analyst, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Alex is a Senior Analyst at the Global Initiative researching smuggling and security dynamics in the Sahel. He is also doing a PhD in Security and Crime Science at UCL, funded by the UK’s Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). His research focusses on modelling the structure, activities and behaviours of smuggling networks operating between Niger and Libya.
Before joining the Global Initiative in 2017, Alex spent two years in Nigeria where he worked for the UNODC and the EU Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS in Abuja, as a consultant on political and security matters. He holds an MSc in Countering Organised Crime and Terrorism from UCL and a BA (Hons) in European Studies from King’s College London.
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