Faculty

Frequent Visiting Faculty

Faculty

Frequent Visiting Faculty

IACA’s Frequent Visiting Faculty consists of distinguished academics and practitioners in anti-corruption and compliance from across the globe.

Gemma Aiolfi

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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

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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

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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.

Steven David Brown 

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Steven David Brown is a specialist in criminal justice with a particular focus on integrity, criminal intelligence, electronic evidence and computer-based crime. Although a barrister of the Inner Temple, he left the Bar to become a police officer with London’s Metropolitan Police Service later serving with the National Criminal Intelligence Service and Europol. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner, holds a Graduate Diploma in Financial Crime Prevention from the International Compliance Association and has worked in the international arena since 2001 including periods as the Senior Law Enforcement Advisor for the UN Office on Drugs and Crime in Central Asia, policy advisor on law enforcement to the EU Advisory Group in Armenia and as project manager for the EU/Council of Europe’s Global Action on Cybercrime initiative. Steven has published a number of articles in peer reviewed journals and is the editor of and major contributor to the textbook “Combating International Crime: The longer arm of the law” (Routledge: 2008).

Ivo Teixeira Gico Jr.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Eduard Ivanov

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Eduard Ivanov is a Doctor of Jurisprudence. From May 2016 until October 2019 he was a member of IACA’s academic team working in the area of Compliance and Collective Action. Prior to that, he was professor of international law at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow. From 2002 - 2008, he served as head of unit in Rosfinmonitoring (Russian FIU), and between 2005 - 2008 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

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Michael Johnston is a 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.

Guillermo Jorge

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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

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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

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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 

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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

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Alexey Konov is the Chairperson of the IACA Board of Governors. He is also director of the Anti-Corruption Center of the National University - Higher School of Economics. 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 

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 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

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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

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Roderick Macauley works as a Criminal Law Advisor at the UK Ministry of Justice. 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

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Ronald MacLean-Abaroa served as mayor of La Paz between 1985 and 1997 and 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 

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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

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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

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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.

Barbara Neiger

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Barbara Neiger works globally as independent senior lead auditor for several certification bodies and advises organisations on developing, implementing, and maintaining compliance management systems. She is a co-author of ISO 37001:2016 Anti-bribery management systems and the upcoming ISO 37301 Compliance Management Systems and serves as academic lecturer in bachelor and master programs at the Lauder Business School in Vienna, Austria. She holds a PhD in law and an MBA in Executive Management from the University of Vienna and IACA master’s degree in anti-corruption since 2014.

Caroline Nicholas

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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

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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

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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 Schneider 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. 

Tina Søreide

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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.

Johannes S. Schnitzer

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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. 

Andrew Spalding

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Andrew Spalding is Associate 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

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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

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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

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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.

Smokin Wanjala

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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

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Candice Welsch is Deputy Director, Division for Operations / Office of the Director 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

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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

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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.

IACA’s Frequent Visiting Faculty consists of distinguished academics and practitioners in anti-corruption and compliance from across the globe.

Gemma Aiolfi

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Eduard Ivanov

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Eduard Ivanov is a Doctor of Jurisprudence. From May 2016 until October 2019 he was a member of IACA’s academic team working in the area of Compliance and Collective Action. Prior to that, he was professor of international law at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow. From 2002 - 2008, he served as head of unit in Rosfinmonitoring (Russian FIU), and between 2005 - 2008 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

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Michael Johnston is a 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.

Guillermo Jorge

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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

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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

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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 

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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

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Alexey Konov is the Chairperson of the IACA Board of Governors. He is also director of the Anti-Corruption Center of the National University - Higher School of Economics. 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 

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 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

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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

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Roderick Macauley works as a Criminal Law Advisor at the UK Ministry of Justice. 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

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Ronald MacLean-Abaroa served as mayor of La Paz between 1985 and 1997 and 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 

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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

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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

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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.

Barbara Neiger

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Barbara Neiger works globally as independent senior lead auditor for several certification bodies and advises organisations on developing, implementing, and maintaining compliance management systems. She is a co-author of ISO 37001:2016 Anti-bribery management systems and the upcoming ISO 37301 Compliance Management Systems and serves as academic lecturer in bachelor and master programs at the Lauder Business School in Vienna, Austria. She holds a PhD in law and an MBA in Executive Management from the University of Vienna and IACA master’s degree in anti-corruption since 2014.

Caroline Nicholas

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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

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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

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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 Schneider 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. 

Tina Søreide

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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.

Johannes S. Schnitzer

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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. 

Andrew Spalding

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Andrew Spalding is Associate 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

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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

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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

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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.

Smokin Wanjala

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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