Who we are

Black Market Watch was founded in 2013 by Karl Lallerstedt, Oksana Myshlovska, and Justin Picard.

Black Market Watch is a Swiss NGO based in the Canton of Geneva.



Karl Lallerstedt: Formerly anti-illicit trade strategy director at a leading multinational corporation, steering committee member of the International Chamber of Commerce’s Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP), and a political and economic analyst for the U.S. Department of State, Oxford Analytica and the Economist Intelligence Unit. A member of the OECD Task Force on Countering Illicit Trade.


Oksana Myshlovska: Researcher and lecturer at the Geneva Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. Formerly manager of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Illicit Trade and other Global Agenda Councils, and previously at the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces. Director and board member of NGOs active in education and youth projects in the former Soviet Union.


Justin Picard: Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Illicit Trade, and co-methodology lead on the OECD’s Task Force on Charting Illicit Trade. Formerly Chief Scientific Officer at a company providing supply chain solutions. PhD in authentication technologies.