Jessica Davis an international expert on terrorism and illicit financing, is President and Principal Consultant with Insight Threat Intelligence, and is President of the Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies. She began her career in intelligence analysis with the Canadian Military, then transitioned to a policy role at Global Affairs Canada before becoming a team leader with Canada’s financial intelligence unit, FINTRAC. Jessica’s last role in government was as senior strategic analyst at CSIS responsible for threat financing and managing the Indicators of Mobilization to Violence project. She now works to bring evidence-based solutions to the private and public sectors to counter illicit financing and terrorism, and has worked extensively for the United Nations, including on the financial aspects of Daesh’s crimes against humanity and war crimes. Jessica is a PhD candidate at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University studying counter-terrorist financing and has published extensively in the Globe and Mail, Just Security, Lawfare, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Perspectives on Terrorism, Policy Options, and ICCT. She is most recently the author of Women in Modern Terrorism: From Liberations Wars to Global Terrorism and the Islamic State (2017), and Illicit Money: Financing Terrorism in the 21st Century (forthcoming with Lynne Rienner in 2021). Jessica is an associate fellow with GNET and RUSI’s CFCS.