Experts We Hire



1)Dr. Antonio Giustozzi

Dr. Giustozzi holds a PhD from the LSE (International Relations) and a BA in Contemporary History from the University of Bologna. He worked at the Crisis States Research Centre (LSE) until January 2011. He served with UNAMA (United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan) in 2003-4.

2)Jawad Hassan Zadeh

Expert Witness with experience of working in Afghanistan since 1994, as of July 2016, Jawad has prepared 550 expert reports for law firms based in Greece, Netherlands, United Kingdom and the United States of America. Authenticates all types of documents originating from Afghanistan.


3)Tim Foxley

Tim has been studying Afghanistan since 2001 as a UK government political and military analyst and also at the world-acclaimed international think-tank, SIPRI, in Stockholm. As of September 2016, he has completed over 160 Afghanistan Expert Reports for over 45 law firms.



4)Dr Joanna Hanson

(April 2014 – March 2016) gained her PhD in Polish history from the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies in 1978. She later held a research fellowship at the LSE International Studies Research Division doing research on Polish-Jewish relations.

5)Antonia Young

Antonia Young,  equally a social anthropologist and an Albania specialist, mainly worked on questions relating to blood feuds, domestic violence, gender, trafficking.

6)James Korovilas

Mr. James Korovilas serves as a Member of the Advisory Board at Viosolar, Inc. Mr. Korovilas specializes in economic development in the Balkan region and his main academic activities focus on the areas of international economic development and international energy markets, including hydrocarbons and renewables. He collaborated with the World Bank in Kosovo, co-authoring a review of the domestic energy sector with recommendations on how to meet future energy needs


7)Dr Stephanie Schwandner-Sievers

From 1997 to 2003 I served as the first Nash Fellow for Albanian Studies at SSEES, UCL. Subsequently I worked as an independent academic consultant with international agencies including the OSCE, World Bank, NATO, IOM and the ICTY. I was also called upon as an academic expert by police and social services, the Crown Court and immigration tribunals in the UK in cases involving blood feuds, homicide, war rape, trafficking, ethnic and sexual minorities and migrant family conflicts