Prof. Ernesto Savona

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Transcrime

Role in the project: Professor Ernesto Savona is the Director of TRANSCRIME.

Biography: Professor Savona is a professor of Criminology, with a research interest in organised crime and international money laundering. His research activity has focussed on the analysis of crime statistics, law and social change, effectiveness of legislation, organised/economic crime and criminal justice systems, crime and economics and corruption. He has worked as a consultant to the United Nations, the Council of Europe, the European Union and various national governments. Since 2012 he has been working as an expert for PricewaterhouseCoopers to produce the European Anti-Corruption Report in Italy and is a member of the EU Commission’s expert groups on “Policy needs for data on crime and criminal justice”.