01 Dec 2023
Global Organized Crime Index
Senior Analyst, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Kosyo joined the Global Initiative as a Research Assistant in July 2018, working on ENACT: Enhancing Africa’s response to transnational organized crime. Since then he has contributed to a number of projects, including GI’s Western Balkans Organized Crime Index. Kosyo was appointed a Regional Coordinator for the Global Organized Crime Index in 2019 before joining the GI as a staff member in December 2020.
Prior to joining the Global Initiative, Kosyo spent a year working on a project exploring serial offending in Bulgaria in the capacity of a criminology expert as well as a year interning at The Commission on Pardons within the President of the Republic of Bulgaria. Kosyo holds a BA (Hons) in Criminology from Lancaster University as well as an MSc in Countering Organized Crime and Terrorism from the University College London (UCL), with his master thesis assessing the applicability of the Routine Activity Approach in understanding corruption in former Soviet satellite states.
Lawyer, Corte Suprema de Justicia Paraguay
Executive Director, Conflict Awareness Project
Marie Curie Research Fellow, European University Institute
Field Coordinator for Kosovo for the South Eastern Europe Observatory (SEE-Obs), Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
Detective, Remote Operations Agency
Executive Director Police Services, Interpol
Lead of Migrant Smuggling Research, Migration Policy Centre, European University Institute
NSW Anti-slavery Commissioner
Director of the Center for Security and Sustainability and Assistant Professor of Globalization Studies and Humanitarian Action, University of Groningen