Rob McCusker is the former Director of the Centre for Fraud and Financial Crime at Teesside University in the U.K. and is currently a Visiting Professor at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UITM) in Malaysia and an Adjunct Associate Professor at Charles Sturt University in Australia.
Formerly, McCusker was the Transnational Crime Analyst at the Australian Institute of Criminology, a designated expert in economic crime and money laundering at the 2005, 2010 and 2015 UN Congresses on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. He is a designated expert in terrorist finance for
NATO’s Centre of Excellence-Defence Against Terrorism (COE-DAT), an Academic Expert for the European Parliament on foreign affairs, security and defence.
In addition, McCusker has provided policy advice to government departments in the U.K., U.S., Thailand, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, Europe, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Indonesia. McCusker has also provided anti-corruption and international security training to delegates from Nigeria, PRC, Gambia,
Somalia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Mexico, Singapore and Denmark. He is also the consultant to, and co-author of, the OECD’s forthcoming study on Criminal Economies and
Illicit Financial Flows in West Africa for which he advised on illicit resource extraction and money laundering, border control issues and predatory multi-national enterprises.