Hugh Griffiths

Hugh Griffiths heads the Countering Illicit Trafficking–Mechanism Assessment Projects (CIT-MAP) at SIPRI. From 1995 until 2008 he worked for governments, United Nations and non-governmental organizations in Eastern Europe and the Balkans, conducting investigative field research and analysis on issues surrounding clandestine political economy, war crimes, humanitarian aid and international programme management.

He has acted as an expert on behalf of the European Commission, various European Union member state ministries as well as US government agencies, the UN Development Programme, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime and the International Criminal Court. In addition to academic and policy-orientated publications, he has written regular reports for the Institute of War & Peace Reporting (IWPR), Jane’s Intelligence Review and Jane’s Foreign Report.