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Janine Rauch held a senior policy position in first democratic South African government and since leaving the public service has worked as an independent consultant on community safety, governance and accountability in a range of other countries. At the time of becoming and ALI Fellow, she was working in Johannesburg on start-up strategy and learning for South African NGO Corruption Watch. Thereafter she led projects in Ethiopia, Burma (Myanmar) and Uganda, tackling issues such as community safety and corruption. She returned home to South Africa in May 2018 and is developing a new venture in end-of-life and bespoke funeral planning. Janine has degrees in Criminology from the University of Cape Town (South Africa) and Cambridge University (UK); and a post-graduate diploma in monitoring and evaluation methods from Stellenbosch University (South Africa). She is a Research Associate at the Centre for Criminology at the University of Cape Town and a Senior Security Sector Reform Advisor for the International Security Sector Advisory Team (ISSAT). She is a Fellow of the eighth class of the Africa Leadership Initiative - South Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.