Benoît Gomis is a researcher, lecturer, and consultant focusing on the illicit trade in legal and illegal drugs, and terrorism. He is a Research Fellow at Simon Fraser University where he works on the Pandemics & Borders project. He is a Sessional Lecturer at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy where he teaches Master of Global Affairs courses on the illicit trade in drugs, terrorism, and global security. Benoît is also a Research Consultant at the University of Bath’s Tobacco Control Research Group where he focuses on the illicit tobacco trade and the tobacco industry. In an independent capacity, he works with a number of organizations including governments, think tanks, NGOs, companies, and universities. Benoît is an Associate Fellow at Chatham House, and a frequent contributor to Jane’s Intelligence Review and World Politics Review. He previously worked at Chatham House, the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, and the French Ministry of Defence. He was educated at Sciences Po in Aix-en-Provence, Loyola University Chicago, and the London School of Economics and Political Science.