Allan Ngari is the Regional Organised Crime Observatory Coordinator for West Africa, in the Enhancing Africa’s Responses to Organised Crime (ENACT), at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS). Prior to this, he was a Senior Researcher in the Complex Threats in Africa Programme at the ISS where he led the work on International Criminal Justice at the ISS and worked in the field of transitional justice, counter-terrorism and countering violent extremism. He holds a Bachelor of Law (Hons.) from the University of Nairobi (Kenya) and a Masters in International Criminal Law (cum laude) from Stellenbosch University (South Africa).
He is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with experience in civil litigation, conveyancing, commercial law and international criminal law and procedure. With strong programme and project management skills, he has extensive experience in international justice, particularly with accountability processes; and participatory and reparative rights of victims. A quiet leader and strategic planner, he brings into his work a dedication to the vision and capacity to develop and maintain relationships to advance the vision.
He previously worked as a Project Leader for the Kenya and International Justice Desk at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, Cape Town, South Africa, Daly & Figgis Advocates in Nairobi, Kenya and Chambers of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha, Tanzania.
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