Eleanor Beevor

Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime Senior Analyst, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

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Dr Eleanor Beevor is a Senior Analyst in the West Africa Observatory at the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime. She is a researcher specialising in non-state armed groups, violent extremist groups, transnational organised crime, and climate and environmental security. As a field researcher and practitioner, she has worked in DRC, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Somalia, Uganda, Kenya and Jordan. Prior to joining GI-TOC she was a regional security and access analyst in the Sahel with the International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO).

She is a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Crisis Bureau Deployable Expert, and has worked as a consultant for UNDP and for the United Nations Office for Central Africa. She has also been a Research Associate at the International Institute for Strategic Studies. Her PhD examined mobilisation and violence by a secessionist movement in the border regions of Uganda and Democratic Republic of the Congo.


Categories Covered

arms trafficking

criminal governance


drug trafficking

environmental crime

financial crime

human trafficking

human smuggling

illicit trade & counterfeits

political economy