Thi is the Managing Editor of the LSE Press's Journal of Illicit Economies and Development (JIED) and Analyst at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime (GI-TOC). Thi is also coordinating and managing the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime (IASOC)'s activities such as IASOC annual prizes, events, and monthly bulletins, and the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP)'s membership.
Thi works on and co-coordinates the Responsible & Ethical Business Coalition against Trafficking (RESPECT) Initiative, which serves as a platform for thought leaders, practitioners, and policy makers and to mobilise the business community as a strategic partner to tackle human trafficking. Her other projects include the Modern Slavery Map, an interactive map for business of anti-human trafficking organisations, and the Tech Against Trafficking initiative, a coalition of technology companies and stakeholders aiming to help eradicate human trafficking using technology.
Thi also works on and co-ordinates the Drugs & Development Hub (DDH) initiative, jointly launched by the London School of Economics (LSE), the Global Partnership on Drug Policies and Development (GPDPD), and GI-TOC to create new perspectives for integrated drug policies.
She is currently a member of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)’s Standing Group on Organised Crime (SGOC), an academic advisory board member of the Asian Education Network, and a Regional Advisor at the Pacific Links Foundation.
Invited talks & trainings