Benoît Gomis

Senior Fellow


Benoît Gomis is a researcher on organized crime and terrorism. He is a Research Associate at Simon Fraser University (SFU) where he focuses on the illicit tobacco trade in Latin America and the Caribbean, and an Adjunct Instructor at American University (AU) where he teaches an MA course on Researching Terrorism.

Benoît is also an Associate Fellow with Chatham House, an independent consultant, and the author of Counterterrorism: Reassessing the Policy Response (Taylor & Francis 2015), which he wrote as a visiting scholar at the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society (TSAS).

He is a frequent contributor to Jane’s Intelligence ReviewWorld Politics Review, and the international media. He previously worked at Chatham House, the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and the French Ministry of Defence. He was educated at Sciences Po in Aix-en-Provence, Loyola University Chicago, and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

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