Loretta Napoleoni

Loretta Napoleoni is the author of several books, including the bestsellers Rogue Economics: Capitalism’s New Reality and Terror, Incorporated: Trading the Money Behind Global Terrorism, and most recently, Merchants of Men: The Business of Kidnapping Inside the Refugee Crisis. One of the world’s leading experts on money laundering and terror financing, she has worked as London correspondent and columnist for La Stampa, Corriere della Sera, La Repubblica, El País, and Le Monde. A former Fulbright scholar, she holds an MA in international relations and economics from John Hopkins University and an MPhil in terrorism from the London School of Economics. For her work as a consultant to commodities markets, she traveled regularly to Pakistan, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Syria, and other Middle Eastern countries, where she has met top financial and political leaders. She lives in London and Montana.