Benoît Gomis is a lecturer at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy where he teaches MGA courses on ‘Researching terrorism’, ‘Illicit trade in drugs,' and a Capstone seminar on global security. Benoît’s research focuses on illicit trade and terrorism. In an independent capacity, he works with a number of organizations including governments, think tanks, NGOs, companies, and universities. He is a Research Consultant at the University of Bath, where he focuses on the illicit tobacco trade and the tobacco industry, and the Managing Editor of Stability, an international journal on security and development. Benoît is also an Associate Fellow at Chatham House and a frequent contributor to Jane’s Intelligence Review and World Politics Review. He has authored over 100 papers, reports, and briefings, and one book (Counterterrorism: Reassessing the Policy Response, CRC Press 2015). He previously worked at Simon Fraser University, 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.