GI-TOC staff member

Ian Tennant

Fund Manager, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Ian manages the GI-TOC Resilience Fund, a multi-donor initiative which supports civil society individuals and organizations working to counter the damaging effects of organized crime around the world. He is based in Vienna, where he leads GI-TOC engagement with the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the wider diplomatic and civil society community in Vienna.  Ian is currently the Vice Chair of the NGO Alliance on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.  Before joining GI-TOC, Ian spent five years at the UK’s Permanent Mission to the UN in Vienna, where he led UK engagement with the UNODC and represented the UK in several prominent UN negotiations on organised crime and related issues. Ian has previous experience working in British politics, political consultancy and corporate communications. He has an MA in British Politics, and a BA in French and Hispanic Studies.