The International Academic Advisory Board (IAAB) serves as an advisory organ, providing recommendations on matters related to education, training and research. It currently consists of ten eminent academic personalities and experts in the fields of anti-corruption. All members of the IAAB were unanimously elected by the Board of Governors.


Members serve in their individual capacity. They are:

Kühne  Hans-Heiner Kühne (Germany)


  Professor of Criminal Law, European and international criminal law,

  criminal procedure law, and criminology, University of Trier


Li  Daniel Ming-chak Li (China)

  (Vice Chairperson)

  Former Deputy Commissioner and Head of Operations,

  Hong Kong Independent Commission against Corruption (ICAC)


Calinescu Cornel Calinescu (Romania)

 Head of the National Office for Crime Prevention and Cooperation

 with Asset Recovery Offices



Oh  Pil Hwan Oh (Republic of Korea)

  Professor, Baekseok University




Kodi  Muzong Kodi (DRC)

  Associate Fellow of the Africa Programme, Chatham House




Lafitsky  Vladimir I. Lafitsky (Russian Federation)

  Member of the Helsinki Committee and Professor of Law,

  Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL)



Pakstaitis  Laurynas Pakstaitis (Lithuania)

  Associate Professor, Institute of Criminal Law and Procedure,

  Mykolas Romeris University



Schneider  Friedrich Schneider (Austria)

 Professor of Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz




Taseva  Slagjana Taseva (The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

 Committee Member, Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring

 and Evaluation Committee (MEC)



Thony  Jean-François Thony (France)

  Attorney General, Court of Appeal of Colmar