Anagha undertakes research projects for RUSI’s Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies. She also works as an independent consultant delivering projects to strengthen legal and policy responses to transnational crime and terrorism.
Prior to joining RUSI, Anagha worked for the Australian Government as a Director in the International Legal Assistance Branch where she led teams to work with governments across Africa, Asia and the Pacific to strengthen transnational crime and terrorism legal frameworks. Anagha has specialist knowledge on AML/CTF, border management and international crime cooperation. She has also worked as a government lawyer providing advice on international law relating to space, aviation and maritime security and law enforcement issues.
Anagha worked for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in South Sudan as Program Manager for Immigration and Border Management and as an Adviser to the South Sudanese Ministry of Interior. Anagha has produced substantial cross-jurisdictional research and policy papers, delivered training, and drafted legislation and standard operating procedures.
Anagha holds an LLM in Public International Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science, a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the New South Wales College of Law, and an LLB and BA (Political Studies) from the Queensland University of Technology. She is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia.