At IACA, we take great care in selecting the best experts for each specific course of study in an effort to enrich the perspectives of our students. Our programmes and trainings are conducted by internationally renowned practitioners and academics. Their various professional backgrounds and cross-sectoral experiences provide participants with an excellent opportunity to expand their knowledge and gain hands-on skills in a truly international environment. With a balanced mixture of subject matter experts and academia, we aim at laying equal weight on theoretical and practical knowledge. (Visiting) lecturers and speakers who have been involved in the past or are currently involved in IACA's programmes and trainings are displayed in the respective fields below. They are neither necessarily IACA staff nor do they necessarily hold a title or degree conferred by IACA.
Martin Kreutner is Dean and Executive Secretary of IACA. From 2001 to 2010 he served as the Director of the Austrian Federal Bureau for Internal Affairs, a unit he was responsible for commissioning. Among his numerous functions, he was also President of the European Partners against Corruption (EPAC/EACN) network for nine years. He has lectured extensively on the topics of anti-corruption, compliance, international humanitarian law, and security around the world. He is/was a member of several international boards and a senior evaluator and peer reviewer for the UN, Council of Europe, OSCE, and the World Bank. In 2014 and 2015 he was recognized by Ethisphere as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics for his efforts to combat corruption with IACA as well as his efforts to improve human welfare worldwide through his work with the UN, Transparency International, and other global organizations. Martin Kreutner holds a Master in Law from the University of Innsbruck (AUT) and a Master in Policing and Public Order Studies from the University of Leicester (UK). Curriculum Vitae
Emmanuel Breen is Professor and Senior Coordinator for Collective Action, Compliance and (private sector) Anti-Corruption. His dual-track career as an academic (Sorbonne and Panthéon-Assas Universities) and practitioner (Cleary Gottlieb LLP, Laurent Cohen-Tanugi Avocats) allowed him to partner for more than 20 years with companies, public entities, and citizens on private-public projects, regulation, and anti-corruption. He published in 2017 the first book in French on the FCPA and is currently leading research efforts at IACA, with an aim to bring together the best of professional and academic expertise.
Yoojin Choi is Head of IACA's Programmes & Activities Department. She previously served in the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) of the Republic of Korea, where she launched the APEC Anti-Corruption and Transparency Working Group and organized the G20 Anti-Corruption International Conference. In addition, she served in the Korean delegation for the OECD Working Group on Bribery and as a reviewer for on-site visits for New Zealand and Greece, and was in charge of projects with the World Bank and UNDP. She holds a Ph.D. in Education and Human Development from the University of Minnesota.
Elena Helmer is Associate Professor and Senior Expert at IACA and is a law professor and practicing lawyer with experience in Kazakhstan, Russia, and the United States. She is an expert and a published author in the field of anti-corruption as well as international business and dispute resolution. Ms. Helmer co-chaired the American Bar Association Section of International Law's International Anti-Corruption Committee for three years. She is a graduate of the Kazakh State University Faculty of Law and Yale Law School.
Eduard Ivanov is a member of IACA’s academic team working in the area of Compliance and Collective Action, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence. He was previously professor of international law at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow. From 2002–08, he served as head of unit in Rosfinmonitoring (Russian FIU), and between 2005–08 as co-chair of the Working Group on Typologies in the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism. He is an expert and published author in the fields of combating corruption, terrorism, and money-laundering.
Michael Johnston is a Distinguished Professor at IACA and the Charles A. Dana Professor of Political Science Emeritus at Colgate University. As a leading global authority on questions of corruption, democratization, and reform, Prof. Johnston has also served as a senior consultant to organizations such as the World Bank, United Nations, the Organization of American States, and the US Agency for International Development. His book Syndromes of Corruption: Wealth, Power, and Democracy won the 2009 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order, presented by the University of Louisville. He holds a PhD from Yale University.
Martin Kreutner is Dean and Executive Secretary of IACA and lectures on topics related to anti-corruption, compliance, international humanitarian law, and security. He previously served as Director of the Austrian Federal Bureau for Internal Affairs and President of the European Partners against Corruption (EPAC/EACN) network. Mr. Kreutner holds a Master’s degree in law from the University of Innsbruck (AUT) and a Master in Policing and Public Order Studies from the University of Leicester (UK). In 2014 and 2015 he was recognized by Ethisphere (USA) as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics.
Pawan Kumar Sinha (India) has had a career in civil services in India spanning almost three decades, and he has held several senior positions in the areas of administration including anti-corruption, tax assessment, customs processes and automation, intelligence and investigation, research, and training. Prior to joining IACA, he was Additional Director General of the two zonal units of the National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics in India.
Abu Kassim bin Mohamed is a visiting expert at IACA (on a pro bono basis) and also a member of the Academy’s International Senior Advisory Board. He is Director-General of the National Centre for Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption of Malaysia. Previously, he was the Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and has been an anti-corruption practitioner since 1984, holding prominent positions in the Interpol Group of Experts on Corruption (IGEC) and the International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities (IAACA). He has a Bachelor in Social Science from Malaysia Science University, Penang, and a Master’s in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University.
Guillaume Parent is Project Coordinator of IACA’s Programmes & Activities Department. Before joining IACA, he managed technical assistance projects of the Council of Europe dealing with anti-corruption, AML/CFT and ethics in Albania, Morocco, Russia, Tunisia, and Ukraine. He regularly worked with experts and staff of the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO). As a professional project manager, he has managed EU projects for over 15 years in civil society, private, and public sectors. He graduated from the College of Europe in 1999 and Sorbonne University in 1998.
Han-Kyun Rho is Senior Researcher (Professor) for Collective Action, Compliance and (private sector) Anti-Corruption at IACA. An international expert in business ethics and management systems, Prof. Rho was previously Associate Professor in the College of Business Administration at Kookmin University in the Republic of Korea. He has a PhD in Management Studies and an MPhil in Development Studies from Cambridge University (UK). Before embarking on his academic career he worked for more than a decade at the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy in various economic and business-related roles.
Jaesik Suh is a Senior Academic Expert at IACA on secondment from the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) of the Republic of Korea. Before being seconded he was a senior director at the ACRC and led several departments including institutional improvement for preventing corruption, and whistle-blower protection. He previously worked for Seoul Metropolitan city in various departments. Mr. Suh obtained his Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Seoul National University of Korea and gained another master’s in International Development Policy at Duke University.
Martin Zapata is a member of IACA’s academic team working in the area of Compliance and Collective Action and is a lawyer with expertise in the anti-corruption field. Martin has been a lecturer and researcher in diverse academic institutions, and has extensive work experience as an expert and consultant for UNODC, Inter-American Development Bank, Japan International Cooperation Agency, and the Bolivian Ministry of Transparency, where he also served as Director General of Prevention, Ethics and Transparency. He holds Master’s degrees from the University of Meiji in Japan and the University of Melbourne in Australia.
Gemma Aiolfi is the Head of Compliance, Corporate Governance, and Collective Action at the Basel Institute on Governance. She was Legal Counsel to the Integrity Department prior and also worked as Executive Director and Global Head of Anti-Corruption at UBS. From 2001 to 2005 she was seconded by the OECD to work at the University of Basel, where she helped to establish the Basel Institute on Governance. Gemma Aiolfi had also served as an advisor to the UN Independent Inquiry Commission on the Iraq Oil for Food Programme
Malika Aït-Mohamed Parent is an international independent anti-corruption expert specialized in non-profit organizations with 30 years’ humanitarian experience. She tutors post-doctoral humanitarian researchers of the French Red Cross Foundation and is member of its International Scientific Committee. She is also Senior Fellow at the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme Foundation. Former Under-Secretary General of Governance and Management Services at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Malika holds a Masters’ degree in economics (Sorbonne University), a Master’s in management (McGill University), an International Master’s Programme in Management (cross-continental consortium), and a Master of Arts in Anti-Corruption Studies (IACA). She is a certified synergologue.
Nasser Al Sane has been a member of the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) since 2002 and was Chair from 2008 to 2013. He is a GOPAC member-at-large and Chair of Management Committee as well as Vice Chairman of the International Forum for Islamic Politics, the Chairman of Synergy Corporation, and Assistant Professor at the Kuwait College for Business. He was a member of the Kuwaiti Parliament for 17 years. Nasser Al Sane holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Development from Aston University.
Ivo Teixeira Gico Jr. is the Antitrust and Regulation Professor of the Law Graduate Program at the University Center of Brasília (UniCeuB). He is regularly invited as a Judge Instructor at the Brazilian National Academy of Judges and is the author and editor of several books. Dr. Gico Jr. founded and leads the specialized law firm Gico, Hadmann & Dutra Advogados, focusing on antitrust, regulation, and complex litigation. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Brasilia, an SJD (PhD in Law) from the University of São Paulo, an LLM (Master of Laws), summa cum laude, from Columbia Law School (United States), and a law degree from the University of Brasilia.
Adam Graycar has been a Professor in the School of Social and Policy Studies at Flinders University Adelaide, Australia since 2015. Prior to that, he was Professor of Public Policy at the Australian National University (ANU) and Director of the Transnational Research Institute on Corruption (TRIC). Over 22 years, he acquired extensive policy experience through senior-level posts in both federal and state government. His most recent government position was Head, Cabinet Office, the Government of South Australia. Before joining ANU, he was Dean of the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
Katherine Hall is an expert on transnational corporate corruption and foreign bribery regulation. She is Associate Professor at the Australian National University (ANU) College of Law and Deputy Director (Law) of the Transnational Research Institute on Corruption at ANU. In addition to teaching and researching on global corporate law and transnational anti-corruption regulation, she is involved with the UNODC’s Anti-Corruption Academic Initiative (ACAD) and is a member of the Standards Australia committee. She did her PhD on Psychology and Corporate Corruption.
John Hatchard is a Barrister and Professor of Law at the Buckingham Law School, UK, and Co-Director of the University of Buckingham Centre for Extractive Energy Studies. He served as Chief Mutual Legal Assistance Officer at the Commonwealth Secretariat and was a Senior Fellow at the British Institute for International and Comparative Law. He was the Director of the University of Detroit-Mercy London Program and General Secretary of the Commonwealth Legal Education Association where he is currently Vice-President. Prof. Hatchard has published extensively in the area of criminal law, criminal justice and evidence, constitutional law, good governance, and human rights.
Michael Hershman is Group CEO of the International Centre for Sports Security (ICSS) - an independent and non-profit organisation at the forefront of efforts to safeguard sport - and former President and CEO of the Fairfax Group. In 2006, he was appointed Independent Compliance Advisor to the Board of Directors of Siemens AG. He served as Senior Staff Investigator for the Senate Watergate Committee and as Chief Investigator for a joint Presidential and Congressional Commission reviewing state and federal laws on wiretapping and electronic surveillance. In 1993, Michael Hershman co-founded Transparency International with Peter Eigen.
Guillermo Jorge is the Director of the Program on Corruption Control at San Andres University School of Law, Argentina, where he also regularly teaches criminal law, international business and globalization, as well as anti-corruption compliance. He is also the managing partner of Guillermo Jorge & Asociados, a Buenos Aires based legal and consulting firm. In that capacity, Guillermo Jorge is an active consultant for international organizations, Latin American governments, and multinational companies operating in the region.
Max Kaiser Aranda is the Anticorruption Director at the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness (IMCO) and also Coordinator of the Anti-Corruption Programme at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). He is co-coordinator and lecturer at IACA´s Procurement Anti-Corruption Training. He is an external consultant for UNODC, an active part of UNODC´s ACAD (Anti-Corruption Academic Initiative), and a member of TRACE International Faculty. Max Kaiser Aranda has been a law professor for over 12 years at ITAM and was formerly Under Secretary of Administrative Responsibilities and Public Procurement at the Federal Ministry of Public Function.
Mushtaq Khan is a Professor of Economics at SOAS, University of London. He holds a first class degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford and a PhD in Economics from Cambridge. His research interests are in institutional economics, where he has done innovative work in many spheres relating to corruption. Mushtaq Khan is a member of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration at the UN, and a member of the Panel of Experts on Policy Implementation at the World Bank.
Robert Klitgaard is a University Professor at Claremont Graduate University, where he served as the President from 2005 to 2009. He was previously Dean of the Pardee RAND Graduate School and a professor at Yale’s School of Management and Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. His consulting work and research have taken him to more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Alexey Konov is director of the Anti-Corruption Research and Education Center (Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration), which provides training for the federal executive bodies’ anti-corruption units. As a leading expert on matters including corruption risk assessment, conflict of interest regulation, asset disclosure, Mr. Konov is included in the Presidential Anti-Corruption Directorate Expert Council and the Russian Government Expert Council. He supported drafting the Russian anti-corruption legislation and guidelines, and was Russian Federation representative in the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group. He took part in the fifth and sixth sessions of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption and the APEC Anti-Corruption and Transparency Working Group meetings.
Drago Kos is Chair of the OECD Working Group on Bribery. He was an international commissioner in the Monitoring and Evaluation Committee in Afghanistan, the Chairman of GRECO for ten years and the first Chairman of the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption in Slovenia. He was also as Co-President of EPAC/EACN, member of COGEL’s Global Affairs Committee, Deputy Director of the Slovenian Criminal Investigation Directorate, and Vice Chairman of the European Healthcare Fraud and Corruption Network. Drago Kos holds a degree in law from the University of Ljubljana.
Georg Krakow is a partner in the Compliance Practice Group at Baker & McKenzie law firm in Vienna, which he joined in 2011. He headed the legal department of a major European furniture retail company until 1992, after which he became part of the Austrian judiciary and was appointed senior public prosecutor in Vienna. In 2009, he became head of cabinet of the Federal Ministry of Justice, working on economic crime cases, being involved in civil and penal legislation, and developing the central prosecution office for economic crimes and corruption.
Hans-Heiner Kühne is a Professor of criminal law, European and international criminal law, criminal procedure law, and criminology at the University of Trier. He is also Chair of the Sino-German Dialogue on the Rule of Law. Previously, he was Dean of the Law Faculty of Saarland (Trier), the university’s Vice President, and a judge at the District Court in Saarbrücken. Hans-Heiner Kühne obtained his Doctoral degree in Law from Saarland University and also holds several honorary Doctorates.
Vladimir Lafitsky is a member of IACA’s International Academic Advisory Board, a substitute member of the European Commission for Democracy Through Law (Venice Commission of the Council of Europe), and an Honoured Lawyer of the Russian Federation. He holds a Diploma in Jurisprudence from the Moscow State University’s Faculty of Law and a PhD in Law from the Institute of State and Law of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.
Johann Graf Lambsdorff is a Professor of Economic Theory at the University of Passau. He obtained his PhD in Economics and devoted his habilitation to corruption in global perspective. He designed the Corruption Perceptions Index on behalf of Transparency International and is recognized for his work on institutional and behavioral economics of reform. His books and articles were published by Cambridge University Press, the Journal of International Economics, and the Journal of Conflict Resolution, among many others.
Michael Levi has been Professor of Criminology at Cardiff University since 1991 and has researched the control of white-collar and organized crime, corruption and money-laundering/financing of terrorism since 1972. In 2013, he was awarded the Distinguished Scholarship award of the International Association for the Study of Organised Crime. In 2014 he was awarded the Sellin-Glueck prize for international and comparative criminology by the American Society of Criminology. He has recently completed work on the detection of insider cyber threats and pathways to cyber-enabled fraud; co-led an evaluation of the criminalization of organized crime membership and special investigative measures in the EU; and researched the extent and impact of bank de-risking and anti-money-laundering evaluations.
Daniel Li was a career officer with the Hong Kong Independent Commission against Corruption (ICAC) for over 35 years, responsible for the investigation of bribery, fraud, and the prevention of corruption. He retired in 2012 as the Deputy Commissioner and Head of Operations, and was honoured for his public service in bringing the corrupt to justice. Daniel Li is a member of the IACA International Academic Advisory Board and a member of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission International Review Panel.
Roderick Macauley works as a Criminal Law Advisor at the UK Ministry of Justice. For the past five years he has led the reform of the criminal law of bribery which culminated in the Bribery Act 2010. He subsequently developed the UK’s Corporate Governance Code and associated guidance published on 31 March 2011. In addition, Mr. Macauley is a barrister with extensive practitioner experience in criminal law, coupled with domestic and international legislative and jurisdictional expertise.
Ronald MacLean-Abaroa served as mayor of La Paz between 1985 and 1997and is internationally recognized for his anti-corruption work as a local governor. He has held five national cabinet positions and was the presidential candidate of the governing party of 2002. Shortly after, he joined the World Bank as the Lead Public Sector Management Specialist and now lectures at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is also a founding member of Transparency International, and its first Chairman for Latin America.
Jeroen Maesschalck studied Public Administration and Philosophy at the UGent (Belgium) and at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He holds a PhD in Social Sciences from the KU Leuven (Belgium). He was the founding director of the Leuven Institute of Criminology of the KU Leuven, where he still works as professor. His research and teaching focus on public administration ethics and on management and policymaking in the criminal justice system. He has consulted on ethics management both within Belgium and internationally. .
Shervin Majlessi is Senior Legal Adviser at the World Bank/UNODC Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR). He was previously Regional Anti-Corruption Adviser at UNODC's Regional Office for Southeast Asia and the Pacific. He has conducted research projects at the Harvard Program on Humanitarian Policy & Conflict Research, the Hague Academy of International Law, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and Iran's Institute for Trade Studies. He holds a PhD and LL.M. in international economic law from McGill University as well as an LL.M. in international finance from Harvard Law School.
Klaus Moosmayer has been Chief Compliance Officer of Siemens AG and head of the global Siemens Compliance Organization since January 2014. He previously served as Chief Counsel Compliance of Siemens AG since July 2010. From 2007 to 2010 he was the Compliance Operating Officer of Siemens and had a leading role in developing the new Siemens Compliance Program. Before entering the Siemens Legal Department in 2000 he was in private practice as a lawyer. He was appointed as Anti-Corruption Chair of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee at the OECD (BIAC) at the end of 2013.
Caroline Nicholas is a Senior Legal Officer with the International Trade Law Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs (the UNCITRAL Secretariat). She has served as Secretary to its Working Group on Procurement and Infrastructure Development, which drafted the UNCITRAL Model Law on Public Procurement (issued in 2011), an accompanying Guide to Enactment (2012), and other UNCITRAL documents in the field. She previously advised on international war damage claims at the UN Compensation Commission, was a UN internal investigator, and has practised law in the City of London and Hong Kong.
Mikhail Reider-Gordon is a Director in the Global Disputes & Investigations practice at an international consulting firm. Her expertise includes the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the global anti-corruption regime, and white-collar and complex financial crime matters. She previously worked at the RAND Corporation and Deloitte, and served in government. She is the Rule of Law Officer within the American Bar Association (ABA)’s Section on International Law, and Senior Advisor to the International Anti-Corruption Committee. Ms. Reider-Gordon lectures on anti-bribery and corruption and serves on the UNODC’s Anti-Corruption Academic Initiative (ACAD).
Friedrich Schneider is a Professor of Economics at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz. He obtained his PhD in Economics from the University of Konstanz in 1976. He was the Dean of Social Science and Economics at Johannes Kepler University and later served as the university’s Vice President for Foreign Affairs. Friedrich Schnider has also presided over the Austrian and German Economic Associations. He has extensively published in leading economic journals and edited the Journal of Public Choice as well as Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik.
Johannes S. Schnitzer is the founder of Schnitzer Law, a law firm specialised in public procurement law and based in Austria. He has many years of experience in the field of procurement law as well as compliance and risk management in respect of public procurement. Johannes S. Schnitzer is the Vice Chair of the International Public Procurement Committee, Section of Public Contract Law of the American Bar Association.
Tina Søreide is Professor in Economics and Law at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). She previously worked at the University of Bergen, the Chr. Michelsen Institute, and the World Bank. Her research interests include corruption, governance, markets, and criminal law. Søreide has been engaged in various international assignments for policy purposes, including for the OECD, the EU, the World Bank, development agencies, and governments. She is the author of Corruption and Criminal Justice: Bridging Legal and Economic Perspectives, released by Edw. Elgar Publishing in spring 2016.
Andrew Spalding is Professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, where he teaches and writes in the area of international business law. His work, which focuses on anti-corruption law, has appeared in the UCLA Law Review and Wisconsin Law Review, among others. Andy Spalding is the Senior Editor of the FCPA Blog, and his research has been covered by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Economist, Atlantic, Forbes, and National Public Radio.
Elisabeth Täubl is a Senior Prosecutor at the Austrian Central Office for Prosecuting Economic Crimes and Corruption. She was formerly Deputy Chief of Staff and Policy Advisor at IACA. Previously, she served as a judge in the departments for Substantive and Procedural Criminal Law of the Federal Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Austria and held the position of Prosecutor and Deputy Chief of the Office of the Minister of Justice.
Ana Vasilache is an international consultant with extensive experience in anti-corruption capacity-building in local governments across Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe. She was the founding President of Partners Foundation for Local Development, a Romanian NGO enhancing democratic processes worldwide and strengthening civil society. Since 2004, Ana has collaborated with Ronald MacLean-Abaroa to address corruption in local governments within the CEE/SEE anti-corruption network. The methodology they developed received the UN Public Service Award 2011.
S. Ramakrishna (Rama) Velamuri has B.Com (University of Madras), MBA (IESE Business School), and PhD (University of Virginia) degrees. He teaches Entrepreneurship, Negotiation, Business Ethics, and Corporate Governance at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and was on the IESE faculty from 2003 to 2007. Prof. Velamuri has carried out case development and entrepreneurship faculty development assignments for the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, and the National Entrepreneurship Network India. He is also a Visiting Professor at the Indian School of Business, the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Bocconi University, and IACA.
Dimitri Vlassis holds a law degree from the University of Athens and an LLM from the University of Miami. From 1998 to 2003, he was Secretary of the Ad Hoc Committee for the Elaboration of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, and from 2004 to 2008, the Secretary of the Conference of the Parties to that Convention. Mr. Vlassis is currently Secretary of the Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). As Chief of the Corruption and Economic Crime Branch at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), he leads UNODC’s work on action against corruption and other forms of economic crime.
Smokin Wanjala is a judge of the Supreme Court of Kenya and a member of the Judicial Service Commission. He was a senior lecturer in law at the University of Nairobi, Assistant Director of the now defunct Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission, and Rapporteur of the Pan African Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities. He holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Nairobi, a Diploma in Law and Practice from the Kenya School of Law, a Master of Laws from Columbia University, and a PhD in Law from the University of Ghent.
Candice Welsch is Chief of the Implementation Support Section, Corruption and Economic Crime Branch of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). She has worked as a senior legal officer to the judges of the Special Court on Sierra Leone. She was also a federal prosecutor at the Department of Justice of Canada. Ms. Welsch holds an LL.M in international criminal justice from the University of London, a Master’s Degree in international law from Université de Paul Cézanne, and degrees in both common and civil law from McGill University.
Rene Wenk is the Head of the Anti-Corruption, Compliance, and Risk Management Department at the Austrian Court of Audit. He is a representative of the Austrian Court of Audit to the INTOSAI working group fighting against corruption and money-laundering. Dr. Wenk was formerly Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption at the Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior. He holds Master of Laws and Doctor of Laws degrees from Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria, an MBA degree from the Vienna University of Economics and Business, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Corruption Studies from the University of Hong Kong.
Christopher R. Yukins is the Lynn David Research Professor of Government Procurement Law at the George Washington University Law School. He is Co-Director of the school’s procurement law programme. Christopher R. Yukins teaches on public contract formation, bid challenges, claims litigation, emerging procurement reform issues, anti-corruption efforts, state and local procurement law, foreign contracting, and international and comparative procurement law. He is counsel to the firm of Arnold & Porter LLP.
Maristella Aldana is Chief of the Office of Institutional Integrity at the Inter-American Development Bank.
Richard Alderman is a former Director of the Serious Fraud Office (UK).
Humphrey Assisi Asobie is the Chairman of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and a former Political Science Professor at University of Nigeria.
Claudia Baez-Camargo is Senior Researcher and Consultant at the Basel Institute on Governance.
Chris Batt is a Joint World Bank/UNODC Regional Advisor for Anti-Money Laundering and the Counter Financing of Terrorism.
Lukas Berghammer heads the unit for criminal investigations in the private sector at the Austrian Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption.
Elodie Beth is Regional Anti-Corruption Advisor at UNDP, Asia Pacific Regional Centre.
Abhishek Bharti was formerly a member of IACA’s academic team working in the area of Compliance and Collective Action.
Sven Biermann is Director of Anti-Corruption Projects at the Humboldt-Viadrina School of Governance in Berlin.
Moritz Birk is Senior Project Officer and a researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights.
Richard Bistrong is CEO of Front-Line Anti-Bribery LLC
Detlev Böttcher is a consultant at the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) for all employees, business partners, and the general public for integrity and anti-corruption.
Alex Brenninkmeijer is a member of the European Court of Auditors.
Maximilian Burger-Scheidlin is the Executive Director of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Austria.
Ig Chandran is Special Advisor to the Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission.
Sandra Corlett holds a PhD from Northumbria University, where she is also the Director for Postgraduate Research in the Faculty of Business and Law.
Eugenio Maria Curia is a member of IACA’s International Senior Advisory Board. He served as a member of the Argentine Foreign Service in Chile, Italy, the Netherlands, and the Russian Federation, and as Ambassador to Austria.
Rolando Diaz-Loving has trained investigators in basic and cutting-edge investigation skills. He has lectured at the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, University of Texas at Austin, University of Manitoba, and more.
Alan Doig was Visiting Professor at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University.
Pascale Hélène Dubois is Integrity Vice President of the World Bank Group and the Senior Advisor to the American Bar Association Section of International Law’s Anti-Corruption Committee.
Gabriele Dunker is an independent legal consultant with the IMF, the World Bank, and UNODC.
Peter Eigen co-founded Transparency International and now serves as Chair of its Advisory Council. He is Special Representative of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.
Jens Ivo Engels is professor of Modern and Contemporary History at Technische Universität Darmstadt. He holds a PhD in History from the University of Freiburg.
Michael Fine is the Head of NXG Global Law & Compliance and is the author of a comprehensive study on programme design practices at leading multinational companies.
Thomas Firestone is a Senior Counsel at Baker & McKenzie
Frederik Galtung is the CEO of Integrity Action. He also co-founded Transparency International and the Integrity Education Network.
Paulo Roberto Galvao de Carvalho is a federal prosecutor in Brazil and currently a member of the Task Force responsible for the investigation of the Car Wash case (Petrobras case).
Mary Gentile is Director of the Giving Voice to Values curriculum, and Senior Research Scholar at Babson College.
Martin Gill is a criminologist and the Director of Perpetuity Research Company.
Stuart C. Gilman is a senior partner in the Global Integrity Group, and works with governments around the world on issues of governance and anti-corruption.
Michel Girodo served as Director of Doctoral Programs in Professional Psychology at the University of Ottawa, and was Chief Behavioural Science consultant for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for 25 years.
Georg Florian Grabenweger was formerly Policy Advisor at IACA, where he also led the first Summer Academy.
Susanne Gropp-Stadler was Head of Legal Compliance at Siemens until November 2012. She has expertise in compliance, contract law, litigation, and licensing law.
Odell Guyton is Head of Global Compliance at Jabil. He was formerly Director of Compliance at Microsoft Corporation, and Corporate Compliance Officer at University of Pennsylvania.
Daniel Haeberlé is an independent professional consultant, researcher, and facilitator with 20 years’ experience on three continents.
Kathleen Harris is a partner in Arnold & Porter’s White Collar Criminal Defense practice group.
John Hatchard is a Barrister and Professor of Law at the Buckingham Law School, UK. He is also Co-Director of the University of Buckingham Centre for Extractive Energy Studies.
David Hawkes is a German senior prosecutor specialized in complex international anti-corruption and white collar crime investigation and litigation. He heads the Special Litigation Unit in the World Bank Group’s Integrity Vice Presidency.
Suzanne Hayden is the CEO and President at FTM Global Recovery LLC. She was formerly IACA’s Senior Academic Advisor and also worked for over 20 years as Senior Prosecutor and trial attorney for the US Department of Justice.
Carlos Hernández is chair of “Asociación Para una Sociedad Más Justa”, a Honduran civil society organization founded in 1998 that represents Transparency International in Honduras.
Gary Hickey works as a consultant for the Council of Europe on a project to consolidate ethics in the public sector in Turkey.
Sofia Hjertonsson is Senior Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers Austria. Previously, she led the Programmes & Activities team at IACA, worked at the Swedish Ministry of Justice, and served with the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Albania.
Leslie Holmes is Professor of Political Science at the University of Melbourne.
Bruce Horowitz is the Managing Partner of the law firm Paz Horowitz Robalino Gracés, and currently serves as President of the Ecuadorian Chapter of the American Bar Association.
Cathy James is Chief Executive of Public Concern at Work, which provides free confidential legal advice to those who wish to raise a concern about wrongdoing or malpractice in the workplace.
Kathleen Kao is a Legal Analyst in the Anti-Corruption Division of the OECD, where she supports monitoring activities under the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.
Daniel Kaufmann is a Senior Fellow in the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution and previously held senior positions at the World Bank.
Talia Y. Khabrieva is Director of the Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Russian Federation Government, Doctor of Jurisprudence, as well as honoured lawyer and professor of the Russian Federation.
Tony Kwok Man-Wai is an international anti-corruption specialist with 35 years of experience. He joined the Hong Kong Independent Commission against Corruption in 1975.
Huguette Labelle is Chancellor of the University of Ottawa, Chair of the Board of Transparency International, and Vice President of the Board of CRC SOGEMA.
Martin Langer is a professor of Risk, Safety, and Security Management at the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna and also serves as Head of the Section of Leadership, Politics and Management.
Peter Larmour teaches a unit on “Corruption and Anti-Corruption” as part of a Master’s in Public Policy Degree at the Australian National University, Canberra.
Jean-Paul Louisot has served private and public entities in risk management for more than 30 years.
Leonard McCarthy is former Integrity Vice President of the World Bank Group, and was also formerly Head of South Africa’s Directorate of Special Operations (DSO) overseeing crime analysis, investigation, prosecution, asset forfeiture, and civil litigation.
Anthony Mills spent nearly ten years in Beirut as a correspondent for CNN, Deutsche Welle, and other news outlets.
Pablo Javier Miranda is the Lead Country Compliance Officer for Siemens, Colombia.
Celia Moore holds a PhD in Organizational Behaviour from the University of Toronto and currently teaches at the London Business School.
Godwin Oche was formerly Senior Academic Expert at IACA, on secondment from the ICPC, Nigeria. He is also Assistant Commissioner at the ICPC and headed the Department of Research & Statistics.
Barry O’Keefe (†) was a distinguished lawyer, arbitrator, and former judge from Australia who chaired the Law Advisory Board of the Notre Dame School of Law.
Barnaby Pace is a campaigner on Global Witness’ Oil Team.
Leopoldo Pagotto is the Latin American Regional Representative of the International Bar Association’s Anti-Corruption Committee and a judge of the Ethics Tribunal of the Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo Chapter.
Nikos Passas is Professor of Criminal Justice at Northeastern University.
Michael Pedersen, Founder of M INC., is an internationally recognized expert and leader in good governance, transparency, ethics, and integrity and former Head of the World Economic Forum Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI).
Alina Mungiu-Pippidi has taught Democratization and Policy Analysis at the Hertie School of Governance for over ten years.
Francesca Recanatini is a Senior Public Sector Specialist in the Public Sector Governance anchor of the World Bank.
Anneliese Rohrer worked for the Austrian daily newspaper Die Presse from 1974 to 1986, serving as the Head of Department for Austrian Politics, and later as the Head of Department for International Politics. As of of 2009 works as a columnist for Die Presse.
Bo Rothstein holds the August Röhss Chair in Political Science at the University of Gothenburg and is Head of the Quality of Government Institute.
Claudia Sayago is a Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer at the Corruption and Economic Crime Branch of UNODC.
Clare Short was elected Chair of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative in 2011. She is a former UK Secretary of State for International Development.
Hubert Sickinger is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Vienna and a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Conflict Research.
Edward Spence teaches moral philosophy and applied ethics at Charles Sturt University. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at ARC Special Research Centre for Applied Philosophy & Public Ethics in Australia.
Christian Stadler is a member of the Expert Council for Integration at the Austrian Ministry of the Interior, and an associate Professor at the University of Vienna, and E-learning Representative at its Faculty of Law.
Neill Stansbury is Co-founder and Director of the Global Infrastructure Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC).
Klaus Steinmaurer is a lawyer by training. He has studied IT and Business Process Management at the Executive Academy of the Vienna University of Economics and Business.
Matthew Stephenson is Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches administrative law, legislation and regulation, anti-corruption law, and political economy of public law.
Lex Takkenberg is currently Chief of the Ethics Office at the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in Amman and has worked in various field and headquarters positions with the UNRWA since 1989.
Vito Tanzi currently works as a non-affiliated economist engaged in research and writing. He holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard University.
Mike Trigg is the Standard Chartered Group’s Head of Conduct Investigations and Outreach.
Alberto Vannucci is currently a Research Fellow at the European University Institute and a Professor of Political Science at the University of Pisa.
Jongsam Yang was formerly Academic Advisor to Programmes and Activities at IACA on secondment from the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission of the Republic of Korea.
François Vincke has led the International Chamber of Commerce's anti-corruption work since 1994.