Dr. Ramandeep Chhina is an Associate Professor/Deputy Director of Research at Edinburgh Napier University (Edinburgh, UK). She did her Masters (MSt) and Doctorate (DPhil) in Law from the University of Oxford, analysing the issue of fraud in international trade transactions. Dr Chhina has extensive experience of over ten years working as a practitioner, consultant and academic – in the field of international commercial law and transnational financial crime.
Dr. Chhina’s research interests are particularly focussed in the field of international trade finance and financial crime, particularly investigating fraud, money laundering and bribery in international trade transactions. Dr. Chhina is a non-practising solicitor of England and Wales, a Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). She has worked on various capacity building and technical assistance projects with different international organisations (OSCE, UNITAR, Belgian Development Agency, Council of Europe, and USAID) to strengthen the legal and regulatory AML/CFT framework and capabilities of the relevant supervisory authorities and stakeholders in different jurisdictions, particularly in South-East European region, to combat money laundering, bribery and corruption.
Dr. Chhina is very much interested to consider any enquiries and applications from potential PhD candidates in areas of her research interests.