08 Oct 2018
Senior Research Fellow, Global Risk Governance Programme
Dr. Annette Hübschle is a senior research fellow with the Global Risk Governance Programme at the University of Cape Town (UCT). She is also affiliated with the Centre of Criminology at UCT and the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University Glasgow.
Annette holds a PhD in Social Sciences and Economics from the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy and the University of Cologne, and a Master of Philosophy in Criminology from the University of Cape Town. Her research focuses on the governance of safety and security with a specific focus on illegal economies and the new harmscapes of the 21st century.
Before joining UCT, Annette was a doctoral researcher in the Illegal Markets research group at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Germany. In the past, Annette worked as a senior researcher for the former Cape Town office of the Institute for Security Studies, a pan-African applied policy institute. She led and conducted research into organized crime and terrorism in Africa.
Annette has worked as a researcher, consultant, and practitioner on a variety of organized crime, environmental security and broader African security issues.
Managing Director, Institute for Security Studies
Coordinator of the Human Security Program, European Center for Legal Education and Research
Legal Practitioner; African Consultant for International Drug Policy Consortium
Doctoral Candidate, Vrije Amsterdam
Professor (SAP), Hanyang University
Senior Coordinator for Reports and Political Affairs, U.S. Department of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
International Financial Crime and Compliance Leader, Standard Chartered Bank
Director, Torrid Analytics
Wildlife Trafficking and Health Coordinator Peru, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
Senior Criminal Justice and Policy Expert/ Deputy Director General, Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade
Head of International Serious and Organised Crime, UK Home Office