About: Rob McCusker is the Director of the Centre for Fraud and Financial Crime and Reader in Fraud and Financial Crime within Teesside University Business School. He was formerly the Transnational Crime Analyst for the Australian Institute of Criminology, Australia’s leading statutorily created crime research body which falls within the Minister for Justice’s portfolio. Latterly, Rob has been appointed as an Associate of the Institute to advise upon transnational crime issues. Within Australia, Rob worked with a number of agencies including the Australian Crime Commission, the Australian Federal Police, the Australian High Tech Crime Centre and the Office of National Assessments on a range of transnational crime issues. Overseas, Rob has worked with the Specialist Crime Directorate of the Metropolitan Police, the Council of Europe, APEC, the Federal Bureau of Investigation the US State Department and was a designated ‘expert’ in economic crime and money laundering at both the 2005 and 2010 United Nations Congresses on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.