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Martin Verrier

International security specialist

Martin Verrier is an international security specialist.  He served as Argentina’s Deputy Secretary of State for Drug Enforcement between 2015 to 2019.  Previously, he worked as a senior consultant for international organisations ( IADB, OAS, PADF ),  directing operations at a Buenos Aires security consulting firm and served as Head of the Security Committee Advisor’s Board at the National Parliament.

He is a former Professor of International Relations Theory at the International Relations Department and the Organised Crime Postgraduate course at Universidad de Belgrano, Buenos Aires and was a money-laundering prevention professor at the Universidad de Buenos Aires.  He has a BA in International Relations from the Universidad de Belgrano in Buenos Aires, a MA in Strategy and Geopolitics from the Argentine Army War College, a Postgraduate Certificate in Countering Transnational Organised Crime from the George C. Marshall Centre European Centre for Security Studies, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

He is currently a Chevening  Scholar at Kings College London studying for a MA in Intelligence. He currently resides in London, working as an independent consultant, as a CTOC professor at the George C. Marshall Center European Centre for Security Studies and as a Senior Analyst at RUSI where he researches criminal convergence in South America.