Alexandria Reid is a Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), the world’s oldest security and defence think tank. Between 2019-2021, she co-delivered a global analysis of financial crime and illicit trade risks in free trade zones (FTZs). Outputs included an interactive risk assessment tool for use by the financial and transport sector: https://ftz-risk.rusi.org. She has presented her research to the Financial Action Task Force, OECD and European Parliament. She is co-author of the book Ports, Crime and Security, published by Bristol University Press in 2021.