Dr Sasha Jesperson

Associate Fellow


Dr Sasha Jesperson has an extensive track record of working with a range of government departments and institutions to deliver technical advice, research and programming on migration, modern slavery, border management and organised crime. This includes working with UK government departments, as well as the European Commission, the Economic Social Research Council and UN University to ensure research is useful for strengthening policymaking and programming.

Most recently Sasha was the Practice Director for Aktis’ Transnational Challenges Practice, leading the technical oversight and thought leadership on Aktis’ projects and methodologies on migration, human trafficking and modern slavery, organised crime and border security. She is also a Deployable Civilian Expert for the Stabilisation Unit focusing on a range of issues related to migration and organised crime.

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