13 Jul 2021
RESPECT, UN-TOC Watch, UNTOC
Analyst and JIED Managing Editor, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Thi is the Managing Editor of the LSE Press‘s Journal of Illicit Economies and Development (JIED) and Analyst at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime. Thi is also managing the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime (IASOC)’s activities such as the monthly bulletins, and the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP)’s membership.
Thi works on and co-coordinates the Responsible & Ethical Business Coalition against Trafficking (RESPECT) Initiative, which serves as a platform for thought leaders, practitioners, and policy makers and to mobilise the business community as a strategic partner to tackle human trafficking. Her other projects include the Modern Slavery Map, an interactive map for business of anti-human trafficking organisations, and the Tech Against Trafficking initiative, a coalition of technology companies and stakeholders aiming to help eradicate human trafficking using technology.
Her main areas of interest are human development – especially equity in education and healthcare, women’s empowerment; trafficking of children and women; poverty and humanitarian emergencies. Her regional interests are South Eastern Asia and Africa. She has supported the Global Poverty Project (now Global Citizen) in Wellington, New Zealand; the Austrian Red Cross, Supertramps in Vienna. She is currently a member of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)‘s Standing Group on Organised Crime (SGOC) and supporting the Regional Academy on the United Nations (RAUN) as a Programme Coordinator and the Pacific Links Foundation as a Regional Advisor in her personal capacity.
Thi speaks four languages: Vietnamese (mother tongue), English (professional proficiency), Chinese – Mandarin (intermediate) and German (intermediate).
Epidemiological and Statistical Professor at National Institute of Drug Dependence, Peking university
Fellow for Latin America Studies, David Rockefeller Studies Program,Council on Foreign Relations
Lecturer in Criminology, University of Glasgow
PhD Candidate, Hertie School of Governance
Director, Arquebus Solutions Ltd.
Senior Fellow, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Policy Analyst - International relations, Anti-Corruption and Human Trafficking
Adjunct Lecturer at the Law School of Democritus University of Thrace and the Hellenic Open University
Director of Cyber Security Law, Facebook
Managing Director, Institute for Security Studies
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President, Instituto de Acción Ciudadana (Mexico City, México)/ Senior Scholar in Law and Economics, Columbia University (NY, USA)/ Visiting Senior Academic, Università degli Studi de Torino (Turin, Italy)/ Visiting Professor, Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires (Argentina)