Olivia Kearney is the Community Building Officer for Project CRAAFT (Collaboration, Research and Analysis Against Financing of Terrorism) funded by the European Union and she is based in London. She works to build and engage a network to promote cross-border connectivity and greater counter terrorist financing (CTF) capacity across the EU and its neighbourhood. Prior to joining RUSI, she served as a project assistant for the International Centre for Counter Terrorism (ICCT) in the Hague.
Olivia has authored articles on the state of Jihadi terrorism in West as well as an analysis of the Dutch approach to extremist offenders in prison.
She holds an MA in Criminal Justice from Leiden University in the Netherlands.
Project CRAAFT is an academic research and community-building initiative designed to build stronger, more coordinated counter terrorist financing (CTF) capacity across the EU and in its neighbourhood