CCSI network of experts has trained public and privates sector professionals of more than 50 countries on a number of issues-areas from strategic trade controls and sanctions implementation to digital transformations and international terrorism prevention.

We have delivered projects in partnership with numerous governmental agencies including Global Affairs Canada, the U.S. Department of State (EXBS/CTR/NDF), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, the European Union External Action Service, the African Development Bank, the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and companies and institutional investors.

CCSI Global

CCSI Global was established in 2011. Since its inception, its principals have worked to attract and support international women peace and security professionals in providing training in sustainable peace and security and compliance with human rights and international humanitarian law. CCSI has delivered training programs in more than 50 countries.

CCSI Africa

CCSI Africa provides training in the full range of security issues with a team that includes, human rights and gender specialists. CCSI trainings have included customs and border control, maritime practices, and combatting sexual and gender based violence in conflict zones.


CCSI APAC is led by Maiko Takeuchi, a Specialist in Strategic Trade Controls and Non-proliferation, who has twenty years of experience in the United Nations and the Japanese Government. CCSI APAC’s team of experts supports Governments and industries in international and national security, including through the non-proliferation of missiles, weapons of mass destruction, and conventional weapons.

CCSI Canada

CCSI Canada is led by Caterina Ventura who is an international lawyer with extensive experience in a range of political, economic and human rights issues. CCSI Canada works to enhance best practices for the application of strategic trade controls and sanctions, ensuring that their enforcement is respectful and fully compliant with human rights and international humanitarian law, and seeks to promote women’s equality and empowerment in peace and security.


CCSI UK’s Chief Executive, Pilar Reina, is an International Weapons and Ammunition Research Expert with over twelve years of experience in research, policy and field experience across several regions including West Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, the Caucasus and different parts of Asia, including China. CCSI UK provides services in security issues with a team that includes, human rights and gender specialists.