Alex Chung

Research Associate
Law Faculty


Alex Chung is Partner at Scopium, a research and education think tank centered on the social sciences.

He was a Consumer Policy and Law Expert at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and an Honorary Lecturer in the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP) at University College London (UCL).

He holds a Doctorate in Law and an MPhil and MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Oxford University. He is the author of two monographs: Chinese Criminal Entrepreneurs in Canada, Book I and Book II.

Research Interests

Criminology; organised crime; mafias; triads; street gangs; criminal networks; network resilience; narcotics trafficking; drug markets; corruption; illegal immigration; human smuggling; human trafficking and modern slavery; forensic archaeology; forensic anthropology; crime scene investigation; cyber policy; cybersecurity; cybercrime; policymaking; public policy; digital economy