After obtaining a doctorate in social history at Oxford University in the 1980s, Nick Fishwick joined the British Foreign Office where he served for 29 years
He served in Lagos (Nigeria), Istanbul (Turkey) and Kabul (Afghanistan) before retiring from UK public serviced in 2012. He is a national security specialist, with deep experience of security, counter-terrorism, and regional stability issues.
Nick also spent three years in the UK’s then premier law enforcement organisation, Customs and Excise, focusing on international drug trafficking, money laundering and tax fraud.
He was awarded a CMG by Queen Elizabeth II in 2009 for services to UK national security.
Since retiring he has been an adviser to HSBC on financial crime matters and is a frequent visitor to Argentina and Mexico where he is a member of the HSBC boards. He is also a contributing adviser to the US national security forum The Cipher Brief and lectures at Kings College London. He lives near London with his family.
Nick Fishwick Sessions
June 19, 2019 @ 9:15 am - 10:30 am
The panel will discuss the nature of and problems caused by Major International Criminal Organizations (building off of the Threats Panel) and the strategies being used to weaken and defeat them. The panel will discuss best practices and need for, improvements in and examples of multinational cooperation against this threat. Moderator: • Juan C. Zarate, Chairman and Co-Founder of the...