Researchers John Heathershaw and Tom Mayne describe how the UK may be failing to enforce laws designed to stop illicit financial flows and “foreign dark money” from entering the country.
John Heathershaw is an associate professor and director of impact at University of Exeter. His research addresses conflict and security in authoritarian political environments, especially in post-Soviet Central Asia. It considers how and how effectively conflict is managed in authoritarian states. Heathershaw convenes the Exeter Central Asian Studies (ExCAS) research network and directs its Central Asian Political Exiles (CAPE) project. Heathershaw completed his Ph.D. at the Department of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2007.
GI-ACE researcher John Heathershaw discusses project investigating laundering of monies and reputations by professional enablers for African and Central Asian elites.