Anton du Plessis

Anton du Plessis
  • Managing Director
    Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Three law degrees. Admitted advocate, High Court of South Africa. Has worked on human security, int'l criminal justice and rule of law issues in over 20 African countries. Former: Senior State Advocate, Nat'l Prosecuting Authority of South Africa; Head, Crime and Justice Prog., Institute for Security Studies (ISS); criminal justice and counter-terrorism legal expert, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna; Founder and Head of the International Crime in Africa Programme, ISS. Currently, Managing Director and Head, Transnational Threats and International Crime Division, ISS. Has worked as a consultant and expert adviser to UN entities and other intergovernmental organizations. Has published articles, book chapters and training guides. Co-Author, Counter-Terrorism Law and Practice: A Practitioners' Handbook.