Adriana Marin is a lecturer and research professional with a genuine interest in global security, particularly organised crime and terrorism. She is PhD Student in Terrorism and Organised Crime. She holds a Master’s degree in Terrorism, International Crime and Global Security at Coventry University. Miss Marin is currently enrolled as a PhD Student at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University, looking at the crime-terror nexus in relation to state-sponsored terrorist organisations. She is working part-time as a Research Assistant at Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, UK and also worked as a Research Associate at West Africa Centre for Counter-Extremism, Ghana, Africa.