Haylea is a Research Analyst at RUSI within the Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies. She joined RUSI in September 2016, following time spent in Brussels working as an analyst on the Syrian conflict. She previously worked as a consultant at Tsamota, a security and justice sector consultancy, which provides rule of law, forensics and natural resources advisory services.
Haylea holds an LLM in International Law and Security from the University of Glasgow, where her thesis focused on aiding and abetting as it pertains to state forces within the International Criminal Law arena. She also holds an LLB Hons from Glasgow Caledonian University.
Her research interests include the development of sanctions policy globally, interdisciplinary responses to financial crime and terrorist finance and the impact of CTF regimes on the non-profit sector.