Biography of the Long Term Experts
Organised crime LTE
GILLES-ERMANO LOCCHI is a French Major graduated from the National School of Police Officers, Cannes-Ecluse in 1982 as lieutenant. He has 30 years of work experience in the field of internal security focusing on criminal investigation, cooperation with judicial authorities and police training. Since 1982 he has served in local and central criminal investigation departments of the French Police and in the departments dedicated to police training and judicial cooperation within the International Police Cooperation Department of the French Ministry of Interior.
He has served for 11 years in international missions in Lebanon, Cyprus, United Arab Emirates and Niger where he has been responsible for the Supervision, coordination, and management of technical assistance provided to police forces of these countries in the field of criminal investigation. Moreover, he has been responsible for the design, management and implementation of the training programs delivered to the police forces of the beneficiary countries on fight against organized crime, criminal investigation and judicial cooperation, fight against terrorism, narcotics, stolen cars, counterfeiting, forgery of currency and weapons trafficking.
He has held the position of Head of Technical Cooperation in the field of training (France, 2011-present). He has been Deputy Head of the European projects department (France, 2006-2009) and Deputy Police Attaché (UAE, 2002-2006) and Head of the technical cooperation in judiciary related issues office (France, 2000-2002). 18 years of his career were dedicated to judiciary police services: Serving directly for Criminal Investigation Departments between 1982 and 2000.
Since 2013 Mr. Locchi joined PAMECA project on Consolidation of Law Enforcement Capacities in Albania as a Long Term Expert on Organised Crime.
Integrated Border Management LTE
Teute is a legal expert from the Department of Border Control and Migration of the Federal Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Austria.
Upon completion of her law degree at the University of Vienna in 2008, she worked as a consultant for the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Human Rights (research focus: Western Balkans) and undertook an internship at the Supreme Court of Vienna.
The following year she joined the Austrian Federal Ministry of Interior where she served at different levels of authority across departments, including the Austrian Federal Asylum Office and the Austrian Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption, where she was Head of the Unit “Bi- and Multilateral Affairs, Mutual Assistance and International Police Cooperation”.
During her employment at the Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior, she worked as a short term expert, speaker/lecturer with a main focus on countries of the Western Balkans (including Albania) on a number of occasions: EU project “Support to Law Enforcement in Bosnia-Herzegovina”; project on anti-corruption in Kosovo; SIENA (“Secure Information Exchange Network Application“) project carried out by Austria, Poland and Europol; Danube Region Strategy; the ministry’s expert for, inter alia, Interpol’s “Global Focal Point Platform” (STAR initiative), the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) of the Council of Europe and an ILECU twinning project (Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro). Furthermore, she acted as the project manager of the international EACT (European Anti-Corruption Training) project and the IACSS (International Anti-Corruption Summer School) project, both initiated and implemented by the Ministry of the Interior.
Prior to joining the PAMECA team, she held the position of legal adviser in the ministry’s Department of Border Control and Migration (Unit “Coercive Measures of Immigration Police”) with particular emphasis on legal affairs of border control as well as readmission and return matters. During this period she participated in the PAMECA project as an international expert working on the new Draft Law on Border Control.
Originally from Kosovo, Teute has excellent linguistic and intercultural communication skills relevant to her work for the PAMECA project.
Since 2016 Teute joined PAMECA project on Consolidation of Law Enforcement Capacities in Albania as a Long Term Expert on Integrated Border Management.
Information & Communication Technology LTE
Dipl.-Ing (FH) Gregor Jänin, MSc, ENP is an Information and Communication Technology Engineer recently working as independent expert. Prior to the consulting business Gregor Jänin spent twelve years as manager in public safety services responsible for state-wide dispatch operations. Gregor is specialized in the implementation and project guidance for large scale Next Generation 9-1-1 / 1-1-2 Systems.
Last projects he worked on includes the implementation of 1-1-2 for the Ministry of Interior of Albania, the Crisis Management Center of the Republic of Macedonia and Republic Armenia, Emergency Services of the State of Lower Austria, the Police Forces of the Emirate of Dubai and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, SouthCom 9-1-1 Dispatch Illinois (USA) and the Department of Fire Protection Vietnam Police.
As certified Emergency Number Professional (NENA), certified Emergency Dispatcher and ED-Q (Priority Dispatch), accredited external Quality and Risk Auditor for Alarm Receiving Centres and certified Project Manager (IPMA-C) he served for many years as chair of the EENA 112 operation committee, as a member of the NG 1-1-2 Working group, member of the International Association of Emergency Managers and active in the Emergency Services Coordination Workshop. His published master thesis covers the implementation of a Legacy Network Gateway into an Emergency Services IP Network and gives a perspective on the approach to the new IP capable Public Safety Answering Points and was leading to a study on the Transition of Governmental Public Safety Coordination Structure into a Service Oriented Architecture, with a strong focus on process definition and optimization in 112.
Since 2016 Mr. Jänin joined PAMECA project on Consolidation of Law Enforcement Capacities in Albania as Long Term Expert on Information and Communication Technology.
Long Term Expert on Organised Crime
Carmine Pirozzoli is an Italian Public Prosecutor who has a Law Degree from the University of Tor Vergata, Rome. He started his career as a prosecutor in 2001 specialising in investigation and prosecution of bankruptcy, money laundering and financial crimes. He was directly in charge of the seizure of large amounts of money as proceeds of crime and established a coordinated pool of officers and agents of Guardia di Finanza dedicated to the investigations conducted in the field of bankruptcy and financial crimes.
Mr. Pirozzoli has led investigations and prosecuted offences related to drug trafficking and trafficking in human beings conducted by criminal organisations.
From October 2013 until July 2017 he discharged functions in the Unit for Legislative and International Affairs, Directorate of Criminal Justice at the Italian Ministry of Justice, providing support in the implementation phase of the EU regulatory European instruments in criminal matters. Starting from April 2015, he was appointed Head of the above-mentioned Unit.
He was very active during the Italian Presidency of the EU Council acting as Chairman of the EU Council of the Working Group negotiating the proposal for a directive on harmonisation of rules in the fight against fraud to the Union’s financial interests (PIF). He acted as a negotiator on behalf of the Italian Ministry of Justice in the Working Group discussing the proposal for establishment of the European Public Prosecution Office (EPPO).
In 2015 he provided his contribution as a member of the Italian Ministry of Justice Delegation on the evaluation of level of compliance and effectiveness of AML/CFT Italian system with the recommendation of FAFT (Financial Action Task Force).
In 2016, he was tasked by the Italian Ministry of Justice to negotiate the proposal for a Directive on combating money laundering by means of criminal law and the proposal of the regulation on mutual recognition of confiscation orders.
Starting from February 2017 he was tasked by the Chief of the Anti-corruption Office in the Italian Ministry of Justice, to address “whistle-blowing” legal matters.
Mr. Pirozzoli presented Italy in the plenary meetings of the European Network on Victims’ Rights. He has also attended many national and international activities, mainly on acquisition of evidence in cybercrime, transfer of prisoners, enhancing the fight against financial crimes.
Vincent Maillard is a French Police Major graduated from the National School of Police Officers, Cannes-Ecluse in 1996 and the Baccalaureat in Economy. He has almost 20 years of work experience in the field of internal and public security focusing on criminal investigation and cooperation with judicial authorities.
Since 2015 he has served as Police Major at EUROPOL National Unit at the Central Directorate of the Judicial Police, Division of International Relations and in the same Unit at International Relations Department at the French Ministry of Interior. He has been responsible to facilitate and improve the exchange of information with partner countries via EUROPOL and INTERPOL channels in terms of judicial international and operational cooperation in the field of counter-terrorism and serious and organised crime.
For a period of 5 years he has also served as Police Mayor/Head of Counter-Narcotics Unit at the Regional Directorate of the Judicial Police in Ajaccio. During this period of time he was responsible to conduct criminal investigations in the field of drug trafficking, applying the legal framework of different countries. In close cooperation and coordination with the judicial authorities, criminal proceedings were prepared and forwarded to the prosecution office.
For a period of 2 years he served as Police Captain/Head of Counter-Terrorism Unit at the Regional Directorate of the Judicial Police in Ajaccio. He was responsible to prepare and handle criminal proceedings and investigations in the field of the fight against the Corsican separatist movement, applying the legal framework of different countries. While exercising his duties and tasks, a close cooperation was established with the Anti-Terrorist Sub-Directorate (SDAT) as part of the Central Directorate of the Judicial Police.
He has a good experience in public order and security and he served as Police Lieutenant/Head of Urban Violence Task Force Unit at Public Security Department in north-central part of France for a period of 8 years.
Since October 2017 Mr. Maillard joined PAMECA V on the Consolidation of Law Enforcement Agencies – Support to MIA, ASP and Prosecutor Offices.