GI-TOC staff member

Julia Stanyard

Analyst, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Julia Stanyard is an analyst working on the Global Initiative’s Organised Crime Observatory for East and Southern Africa. She woorks on editing the Risk Bulletin of Illicit Economies in East and Southern Africa, a monthly publication monitoring emerging organised crime trends in the region, and is currently researching drug trafficking and maritime trafficking through the Indian Ocean island states. Her previous research has focussed on trafficking in cultural property, with a particular focus on West Africa, as well as research projects focussing on drug trafficking and the UN response to organised crime. Julia joined the Global Initiative in August 2018 following a fellowship as a Graduate Attachê at the British Institute in Eastern Africa in Nairobi, and she holds a master’s degree in Criminology from the University of Cambridge. She is based in Geneva.