Member of the Global Advisory Board
Professor Rob McCusker is a Member of the Global Advisory Board of Strategic Swiss Partners and a Senior Advisor for Compliance. He is currently the Transnational Crime Director at Global Risk Alliance Ltd in the UK and an independent Transnational Crime Consultant, was the former Transnational Crime Analyst at the Australian Institute of Criminology (part of the Attorney-General’s Department), a designated expert in terrorist finance for NATO’s Centre of Excellence - Defence Against Terrorism (COE-DAT) and was an Academic Expert for the European Parliament on ‘Institutional and Legal Affairs’, ‘Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs’ and ‘Foreign Affairs, Security and Defence’. Rob is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Statecraft (Governance and Integrity Group) in London, a Fellow of the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime in Geneva, a Research Fellow at the European Foundation for South Asian Studies in Amsterdam and a member of the Advisory Board of the Rutgers Institute on Corruption Studies, Rutgers University, New York.. Rob has provided strategic and policy advice on transnational crime threats (including human trafficking, organised crime, drug trafficking and money laundering) to a range of organisations including AUSTRAC (Australia’s Financial Intelligence Unit), the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (for whom he was a consultant to, and Contributing Author of, its report on ‘Illicit Financial Flows - The Economy of Illicit Trade in West Africa’),the Council of Europe, the European Commission and the United Nations Development Programme (for whom he was the Research and Evaluation Consultant for its review of challenges in the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption). In addition, Rob has provided policy advice to government departments in the UK, USA, Thailand, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, New Zealand, Malaysia, and Australia and anti-corruption training (as part of the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies in London) to delegates from a number of countries including Nigeria, PRC, Gambia, Somalia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Mexico, Singapore and Denmark.