Tag: Crime

Christopher Allen

Dr Chris Allen is a researcher, lecturer, consultant, and commentator specialising in organised crime and how it operates.  He has significant experience in lecturing on drug trafficking, cybercrime, human trafficking, and firearms trafficking, among other subjects. He is currently Senior Lecturer and Consultant at the London Policing College, where he has delivered projects in Cambodia and […]

Episode 149 – The Changing International Risks of Transnational Organised Crime and Its Use of Technology with Dr Christopher Allen

Over the last few weeks we have talked about some of the facets of transnational organised crime, and today’s episode will continue to explore these international risks.   According to the UK Government, the illicit drugs market is big business, worth an estimated £9.4 billion a year in the UK alone.   Globally, over 236.1 […]

Episode 148: The International Risks Associated with Corporate Reputation with Rupert Younger

In recent podcasts, we have talked a lot about ESG, and the corporate responsibilities companies must take into account in their day-to-day working. The ways in which consumers view companies has changed dramatically over the last two decades, and corporate reputation is more important than ever, and reputations and brands are scrutinized than ever before. […]

The International Risks of China’s Belt and Road Initiative – Philanthropy or a Hidden Pathway to Crime?

In this week’s podcast, Nathan Paul Southern showed us a far more ominous side to China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), and its links to organised crime worldwide. Criminal involvement is a little-studied aspect of the BRI, both in policy and research. This is problematic: neglecting to recognise that growth and trade generate huge international risks […]

Episode 144 – The International Risks of Transnational Organised Crime in South East Asia with Nathan Paul Southern

In this episode, we take a deep dive into the criminal underpinnings of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, as well as uncovering some of the lesser known transnational crimial activities taking place across South East Asia. We are thrilled to be joined by Nathan Paul Southern, an investigative journalist, a PhD Candidate at the University […]