Sasha Jesperson

Co-founder and Director, ITERU

Dr Sasha Jesperson is co-founder and director of ITERU, a boutique consultancy that focuses on evidence-based approaches to modern slavery, migration and transnational organized crime. Sasha 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. 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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