30 Sep 2020
When the smoke clears:
Analyst, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
Michael is a full time analyst at the GI-TOC in Cape Town as of January 2020. He is currently involved in work relating to illicit charcoal trading in East Africa and work in the firearms trade in South Africa.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Cape Town, as well as a Master of Laws in Criminology, Law and Society, also from the University of Cape Town. Among the projects he has worked on as a part time consultant for the GI-TOC last year included gang-state collusion in Nelson Mandela Bay, illicit tobacco trading in southern Africa, and firearms trading and pricing in South Africa.
Director, International Operations, Xpera Risk Mitigation and Investigation
Law enforcement attaché, Embassy of France in Senegal
Secretary-General, The Swedish Anti-Corruption Institute
Assistant Professor, University of Prishtina, “Hasan Prishtina”
PhD Candidate, Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong
Research Manager, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
Former Senior Policy Analyst for Transnational Organized Crime, United States Office of National Drug Control Policy
Representative - Asia and the Pacific, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
Program Director, Open Society Foundation - Serbia
Professor of Criminology, Cardiff University
Visiting Professor, International Centre for Policing and Security, University of South Wales