Marie Compère

Director, Academic Unit

Marie joined the IIJ as Director of the Academic Unit in April 2020. A member of the IIJ Senior Management Team, she oversees the design and implementation of Core Courses on counter-terrorism and transnational crime for judicial practitioners delivered by the Academic Unit and leads the Academic Unit’s team of fellows and programmatic staff. She is also responsible for coordinating and collaborating with Academic Unit donors and partners to support the work of the Unit and the broader IIJ mission of building the capacity of criminal justice practitioners.

Prior to joining the IIJ, she served at the French National School for the Judiciary (ENM) and was in charge of international training activities for practitioners in the fight against terrorism, organised crime and international criminal justice, in the framework of bilateral, European (EJTN, Council of Europe, EUROJUST, EUROPOL) and multi-sectoral projects funded by international donors in Europe, Africa, Asia and Central Asia. Marie also brings 15 years of experience as a prosecutor and examining judge in France.

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