Visiting Senior Research Fellow
Martin Verrier previously 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.
Martin holds 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 has just finished his MA in Intelligence under a Chevening Scholarship award. 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.
- Transnational organised crime prevention policies
- Criminal convergence
- State sponsored organized crime
- Money Laundering and terrorism financing prevention
- Law enforcement administration
- Defence and Security in LATAM
Martin’s research falls under four main pillars: organized crime’s impact in society, the dynamic nature of drug trafficking, the criminal convergence phenomenon, and security/defence issues in Latin America.
Martin is currently a Visiting Senior Research Fellow , working with Dr. Carvalho at King’s Brazil Institute addressing security and defence matters in Latin America.
He is an active member of ASIS, GI-TOC and the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals of the City of London.