HomeAuthorsYasmina Tadlaoui Yasmina Tadlaoui Resident Fellow - Biodiversity Resident FellowYasmina Tadlaoui is currently posted in a unit fighting environmental crime in Paris and is a Senior Fellow contributing to Montaigne's work on biodiversity and environmental crime. In 2022, she passed the War College exam. A French National Gendarmerie officer, specialized in crime investigations, Yasmina was first posted as the head of an observation and surveillance group before commanding an investigation unit on organized and transnational criminal groups. She then headed a public security unit in the North of the Landes department. While serving in the Gendarmerie staff in Corsica, she held responsibilities in management control, communication and community policing (working closely with other government agencies, NGOs and private firms). An international relations graduate from Sciences Po Paris, Yasmina had the opportunity to study as an exchange student at UCLA and in the military academy of Saint-Cyr. As a police officer, she went on professional exchanges with the Police Service of Northern Ireland and with the Koninklijke Maréchaussee in the Netherlands.