19th IACC Speakers

The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin

The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin

PC, CC, CStJ, FCIArb

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Mark Moody-Stuart

Mark Moody-Stuart

Global Compact Foundation Chairman

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Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon

The 8th Secretary-General of the UN

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Kristalina Georgieva

Kristalina Georgieva

Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

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Cynthia Gabriel

Cynthia Gabriel

Founding Director Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4)

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Paul Radu

Paul Radu

Director and co-founder of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project

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Tom Devine

Tom Devine

Legal Director, Government Accountability Project

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The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG Australia

The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG Australia

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Angel Gurria

Angel Gurria

OECD Secretary-General

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Barbara Trionfi

Barbara Trionfi

International Press Institute (IPI) 
Executive Director


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Borge Brende

Borge Brende

President of the World Economic Forum

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Delia Ferreira Rubio

Delia Ferreira Rubio

TI Chair

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Dr. Huguette Labelle

Dr. Huguette Labelle

International Anti-Corruption Conference Council
 Chair

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Mari Elka Pangestu

Mari Elka Pangestu

World Bank Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships

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Marina Walker

Marina Walker

Executive Editor at the Pulitzer Center

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Patrick Alley

Patrick Alley

Global Witness
 Director and Co-Founder UK

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Raymond Baker

Raymond Baker

Founding President, Global Financial Integrity, Washington, DC, USA

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Sanjay Pradhan

Sanjay Pradhan

Chief Executive Officer, Open Government Partnership

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An Seong Ho

An Seong Ho

President, Korea Institute of Public Administration

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Kim JongKap

Kim JongKap

President & CEO, Korea Electric Power Corporation

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Kim Ganglip

Kim Ganglip

Minister of Food and Drug Safety, Republic of Korea

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Drago Kos

Drago Kos

Chair of the OECD WG on Bribery

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Jeon Hyun-Heui

Jeon Hyun-Heui

Chairperson, Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission, RoK

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Jung Kang Ja

Jung Kang Ja

Representative, People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy, RoK

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Lee Sung-kyu

Lee Sung-kyu

lawyer, Kim & Chang (law firm), RoK

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Moon Jae-in

Moon Jae-in

PRESIDENT of the REPUBLIC of KOREA

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Kim Geo-Sung

Kim Geo-Sung

Ex-chair, Transparency International – Korea

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Michael J. Sandel

Michael J. Sandel

Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, Havard University

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Juliana Fanjul

Juliana Fanjul

Filmmaker

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Boniface Mwangi

Boniface Mwangi

Filmmaker

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Alexander Von Bismarck

Alexander Von Bismarck

Executive Director of Environmental Investigation Agency

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Andrew Gilmour

Andrew Gilmour

Executive Director of the Berghof Foundation

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Masatsugu Asakawa

Masatsugu Asakawa

President and Chairperson, Board of Directors Asian Development Bank

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Lee Sanghak

Lee Sanghak

Transparency International Korea

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Antonio Guterres

Antonio Guterres

The Ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations

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Rueben Lifuka

Rueben Lifuka

Vice Chair Transparency International

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Paul Polman

Paul Polman

Co-Founder and Chair IMAGINE

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Peter Eriksson

Peter Eriksson

Minister for International Development Cooperation Swedish Foreign Ministry

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Maria Teresa Ronderos

Maria Teresa Ronderos

Director Centro Latinoamericano de Investigación Periodística , CLIP

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Samuel Kimeu

Samuel Kimeu

Africa's Voices Foundation

Matthew Guarana Galizia

Matthew Guarana Galizia

The Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation

Christina Lee

Christina Lee

Head of Publications at Hostwriter.org

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Olajobi Makinwa

Olajobi Makinwa

Chief of intergovernmental relations and Africa

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Mauricio Claver-Carone

Mauricio Claver-Carone

President Inter-American Development Bank

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Michael Hershman

Michael Hershman

IACC Council Member

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Soung Jea-Hyen

Soung Jea-Hyen

Ph.D in Criminal Law

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Shamila Batohi

Shamila Batohi

National Director of Public Prosecutions National Prosecuting Authority South Africa

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Carin Jämtin

Carin Jämtin

Director-General Sida

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Peter Eigen

Peter Eigen

Founder of Transparency International

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Mourad Wahba

Mourad Wahba

Associate Administrator UNDP

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The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin

PC, CC, CStJ, FCIArb

The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin served as Chief Justice of Canada from 2000 to mid-December 2017. In the summer of 2018, Ms. McLachlin became a Member Arbitrator at Arbitration Place.

Ms. McLachlin works as an arbitrator and mediator in Canada and internationally. She brings to those forms of dispute resolution her broad and deep experience for over 35 years in deciding a wide range of business law and public law disputes, in both common law and civil law; her ability to work in both English and French; and her experience and skill in leading and consensus-building for many years as the head of a diverse nine-member court.

Ms. McLachlin also sits as a Justice of Singapore’s International Commercial Court and the Hong Kong Final Court of Appeal.

Her judicial career began in 1981 in the province of British Columbia, Canada. She was appointed to the Supreme Court of British Columbia (a court of first instance) later that year and was elevated to the British Columbia Court of Appeal in 1985. She was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in 1988 and seven months later, she was sworn in as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Ms. McLachlin is the first and only woman to be Chief Justice of Canada and she is Canada’s longest serving Chief Justice.

The former Chief Justice chaired the Canadian Judicial Council, the Advisory Council of the Order of Canada and the Board of Governors of the National Judicial Institute.

In June 2018 she was appointed to the Order of Canada as a recipient of its highest accolade, Companion of the Order of Canada. She has received over 35 honorary degrees from universities in Canada and abroad, and numerous other honours and awards.

Ms. McLachlin is an Honorary Bencher of The Hon. Society of Gray’s Inn, The Hon. Society of Lincoln’s Inn and The Middle Temple; Vice-President of The Law Society, University College Dublin; and an Honorary Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American College of Construction Lawyers, and the International Academy of Construction Lawyers.

Throughout her judicial career, Ms. McLachlin has been involved with countless areas of the Canadian legal system, both common law and civil law, and both private and public law, in English and French. In addition to working in those languages, she has limited fluency in German.

Ms. McLachlin is the author of numerous legal articles and publications, as well as a mystery novel, Full Disclosure, published in 2018.

The 2,094 Supreme Court of Canada judgments in which she participated – of which she wrote 442 – and her legal writings and speaking, include a wide range of subjects in corporate, construction, financial services, taxation, contract, tort, other areas of business law, as well as arbitration and mediation. Her legal texts include, as lead co-author, the first and second editions (1987 and 1994) of The Canadian Law of Architecture and Engineering. It is generally recognized that the judgments of the Supreme Court of Canada during her tenure have affirmed Canada as a jurisdiction that is very supportive of arbitration.

The former Chief Justice received a B.A. (Honours) in Philosophy in 1965 and both an M.A. in Philosophy and an LL.B in 1968 from the University of Alberta. She was called to the Alberta Bar in 1969 and to the British Columbia Bar in 1971. She practised law in Alberta and British Columbia. Commencing in 1974, she taught for seven years in the Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia as a tenured Associate Professor.

Mark Moody-Stuart

Global Compact Foundation Chairman

Mark Moody-Stuart was Chairman of the Royal Dutch/Shell Group from 1998 to 2001 and of Anglo American plc from 2002 to 2009. After a doctorate in geology in 1966 at Cambridge, he worked for Shell starting as an exploration geologist, living in Holland, Spain, Oman, Brunei, Australia, Nigeria, Turkey and Malaysia, and UK. A director of Saudi Aramco 2007- , Accenture (2001-2015) and of HSBC (2001-10). Chairman of the Innovative Vector Control Consortium. (2008-) and of the FTSE ESG Advisory Committee. Vice Chairman of the United Nations Global Compact Board and Chairman of the Global Compact Foundation 2006-. Honorary Co-Chairman of the International Tax and Investment Center 2011-, Member of the International Council for Integrated Reporting, Chairman of the of the Global Business Coalition for HIV/AIDS 2002-2011, board member Global Reporting Initiative 2002-7 and the International Institute for Sustainable Development 2002-2011. Author of Responsible Leadership. Lessons from the front line of sustainability and ethics. Married to Judy with four children.

Ban Ki-moon

The 8th Secretary-General of the UN

Ban Ki-moon Foundation for a Better Future, Chairman
National Council on Climate and Air Quality (NCCA), Chairman

Kristalina Georgieva

Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Kristalina Georgieva is the Managing Director of the IMF since October 1, 2019.
 
She was CEO of the World Bank from January 2017 to September 2019, during which time she also served as Interim President for three months.
 
Previously, Ms. Georgieva served as European Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources and as Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response.
 
From 1993 to 2010, she held a number of senior positions at the World Bank, including as Vice President and Corporate Secretary in 2008, and as Director for Sustainable Development, Director for the Russian Federation (based in Moscow), Director for Environment, and Director for Environment and Social Development for the East Asia and Pacific Region.
 
Born in Sofia, Bulgaria, she holds a Ph.D. in Economic Science and a M.A. in Political Economy and Sociology from the University of National and World Economy, Sofia, where she was an Associate Professor between 1977 and 1993. She also was visiting fellow at the London School of Economics and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Cynthia Gabriel

Founding Director Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4)

Cynthia Gabriel, is easily recognized as a key advocate of human rights and good governance in Malaysia. She has spent most of her professional life in the field of advancing democratic freedoms, reforms and policy change in the country and region.
 
Cynthia’s untiring pursuits have been recognized, and with the monumental change that took place in GE14, May 2018, Cynthia has been appointed into the powerful 1MDB special committee by the Eminent Council of persons, as well as to the national council to develop an anti-corruption plan that will report directly to the Prime Minister.
 
Cynthia was recently conferred the prestigious democracy award by theNational Endowment for Democracy for her brave activism and untiring contributions, at the United States Congress by Speaker Paul Ryan
 
Background
 
Cynthia is academically well rounded, she has degrees in both the science and legal fraternities.
She has spent brief stints in the private sector, worked as a contractual lecturer in Monash University, and served and collaborated with several United Nations initiatives on research work in the field of democracy & human rights (OHCHR), governance, organized crime and anti- corruption, (UNODC).
 
She served on the international board as Vice President of the global human rights advocacy group, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), co -founded the Asia Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM ASIA) human rights network, and is currently an elected board member of the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) coalition, comprising about 400 organisations worldwide.
 
Cynthia has extensive networks with the local and global media, and has been featured on prime time news and documentaries in the CNN, BBC World, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Al Jazeera, NY Times, Washington Post, to name a few, as a leading human rights advocate and whistleblower on corruption scandals involving Malaysia’s political leadership.
 
She has together with senior civil society advocates founded a now leading policy advocacy centre since 2014 known as the Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) and is now its Executive Director.
 
Cynthia was also appointed as City Councilor, under the professional/ NGO categories from 2008- 2015. In the council she has led important committees on sustainable development, traffic and infrastructure and green city development, thus giving her tremendous experience in local government policy and administration.

Paul Radu

Director and co-founder of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project

Paul Radu (@IDashboard) is a director and co-founder of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project www.occrp.org a co-creator of the Investigative Dashboard concept id.occrp.org, of Visual investigative Scenarios visualization software vis.occrp.org and a co-founder of RISE Project www.riseproject.ro a platform for investigative reporters and hackers in Romania. He is specialized in exposing organized crime and corruption through large international journalistic cooperations. He has held a number of fellowships, including the Alfred Friendly Press Fellowship in 2001, the Milena Jesenska Press Fellowship in 2002, the Rosalyn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism in 2007, the 2008 Knight International Journalism fellowship with the International Center for Journalists as well as a 2009-2010 Stanford Knight Journalism Fellowship. He is the recipient of numerous awards including in 2004, the Knight International Journalism Award and the Investigative Reporters and Editors Award, in 2007, the Global Shining Light Award, the Tom Renner Investigative Reporters and Editors Award, the 2011 the Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting and a 2015 European Press Prize. Paul is an Ashoka Global fellow and a board member with the Global Investigative Journalism Network gijn.org and other organizations. Paul was working the Panama Papers and the Russian, Azerbaijani and the Troika Laundromat.

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Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project

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Tom Devine

Legal Director, Government Accountability Project

Tom Devine is Government Accountability Project’s Legal Director, and has worked at the organization since 1979. Since that time, Tom has formally or informally assisted over 7,000 whistleblowers in defending themselves against retaliation and in making real differences on behalf of the public – such as shuttering accident-prone nuclear power plants, rebuffing industry ploys to deregulate government meat inspection, blocking the next generation of the bloated and porous “Star Wars” missile defense systems, instituting a national commercial milk testing program for illegal animal drugs; and sparking the withdrawal of dangerous prescription drugs such as Vioxx. He has not lost a case since 2006, and has prevailed in advocacy at numerous U.S. courts of appeals as well as the Supreme Court. He also is an adjunct professor at the DC School of Law, where he supervises a whistleblower rights clinic that has trained over 500 law students in free speech rights.

Tom has been a leader in the campaigns to pass or defend 37 national or international whistleblower laws, including nearly all in the U.S. federal enacted over the last two decades. These include: the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 for federal employees; thirteen breakthrough laws since 2002 creating the right to jury trials for corporate whistleblowers; the new European Union Whistleblower Directive creating free speech rights for all 28 member nations; as well as United Nations, Organization of American States, World Bank, and African Development Bank policies legalizing public freedom of expression for their own whistleblowers; and even national laws in nations such as Serbia. Tom has traveled to 36 countries for whistleblower rights advocacy, including numerous speaking tours for the U.S. State Department that sparked its staff informally naming him the “Ambassador of Whistleblowing.” In that capacity, he has served as a technical expert for drafting or advocacy of 14 more whistleblower laws or polices in nations ranging from Liberia and Tunisia, to Great Britain and Italy.

Tom has authored or co-authored numerous books, including 2011’s The Corporate Whistleblowers Survival Guide: A Handbook for Committing the Truth, which won the 2012 International Business Book of the Year Award at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Other publications include Courage Without Martyrdom: The Whistleblower’s Survival Guide; Caught Between conscience and Career: Expose Abuse Without Exposing Your Identity; chapters in numerous books, law review articles, magazine articles and newspaper op-eds; and is a frequent expert commentator on television and radio talk shows. Tom is the recipient of the “Hugh Hefner First Amendment Award” and the “Defender of the Constitution Award” bestowed by the Fund for Constitutional Government. In 2006 he was inducted into the Freedom of Information Act Hall of Fame. Since 2012 he has been recognized annually by Washingtonian magazine as one of Washington DC’s top employment lawyers. He serves on the Board of Whistleblowing International Network, the global coalition which he helped to found.

Tom is a Phi Beta Kappa honors graduate of Georgetown University where he was an All American debater and captained the team that set a still-standing national record for tournament championships. He earned his J.D. from the Antioch School of Law, and sits on the board of the Disaster Accountability Project, as well as Whistleblowers International Network WIN) which he helped found.

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The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG Australia

When he retired from the High Court of Australia on 2 February 2009, Michael Kirby was Australia’s longest serving judge. He was first appointed in 1975 as a Deputy President of the Australian Conciliation & Arbitration Commission. Soon after, he became inaugural Chairman of the Australian Law Reform Commission (1975-84). Later, he was appointed a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia, then President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal (1984-96) and, concurrently, President of the Court of Appeal of Solomon Islands (1995-6). His appointment to the High Court of Australia followed in 1996 and he served thirteen years. In later years, he was Acting Chief Justice of Australia twice.

In addition to his judicial duties, Michael Kirby has served on three university governing bodies being elected Chancellor of Macquarie University in Sydney (1984-93). He also served on many national and international bodies. Amongst the latter have been service as a member of the World Health Organisation’s Global Commission on AIDS (1988-92); as President of the International Commission of Jurists, Geneva (1995-8); as UN Special Representative for Human Rights in Cambodia (1993-96); as a member of the UNESCO International Bioethics Committee (1995-05); as a member of the High Commissioner for Human Rights’ Judicial Reference Group (2007- 09) and as a member of the UNAIDS Reference Group on HIV and Human Rights(2004- 2019).

Following his judicial retirement, Michael Kirby was elected President of the Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia from 2009-2010. He served as a Board Member of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (2009-14). He has been appointed Honorary Visiting Professor by twelve universities. And he participates regularly in many local and international conferences and meetings. He has been awarded a number of honorary doctorates at home and abroad. He also serves as Editor-in-Chief of The Laws of Australia (2009 – ) and Chair of the Board of the Criminal Law Journal (1979-).

He served 2011-12 as a member of the Eminent Persons Group on the future of the Commonwealth of Nations. He was a Commissioner of the UNDP Global Commission of HIV and the Law 2011-2012. He was appointed to the Advisory Council of Transparency International, based in Berlin in 2012. In 2013- 2014, he was appointed Chair of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights Violations in North Korea. He a Commissioner of the UNAIDS Lancet Commission on AIDS to the Right to Health (2013-2014); the Global Fund’s Equitable Access Panel (2015-16); the UN Secretary-General’s High Level Panel on Access to Essential Medicines (2015-16); and UNAIDS/OHCHR’s panel on overreach of criminal law (2017); and Co-Chair of the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (2018 – ).

He was awarded the Australian Human Rights Medal in 1991, the Gruber Justice Prize in 2010 and has been Patron of the Kirby Institute on Blood Borne Diseases in UNSW Sydney, Australia since 2011. In May 2017, he was invested by Japan with the insignia of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star in Tokyo, with an audience with the Emperor of Japan. In 2018 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of New South Wales (Est. 1866). He was also named for the 2018 United Nations Honour by the United Nations Association of Australia. In 2019 he was appointed a Distinguished Fellow of Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG). He was also named winner of the Global 100 Firm of the Year – Arbitration – Australia and Bali International Arbitration and Mediation Centre named him one of the 2019 BIAMC top 10 arbitrators in Asia/Pacific. In 2019 Macquarie University conferred on him the honorary title of Chancellor Emeritus “as a public recognition of [his] exceptional and distinguished service to the University, and in perpetuity”. In 2020 Trinity College Dublin presented Praeses Elit Award to him.

Angel Gurria

OECD Secretary-General

As Secretary-General of the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) since 2006, Angel Gurría has firmly established the Organisation as a pillar of the global economic governance architecture including the G7, G20 and APEC, and a reference point in the design and implementation of better policies for better lives. He has broadened OECD’s membership with the accession of Chile, Estonia, Israel, Latvia and Slovenia, and has made the Organisation more inclusive by strengthening its links with key emerging economies.  Under his watch, the OECD is leading the effort to reform the international tax system, and to improve governance frameworks in anti-corruption and other fields. He has also heralded a new growth narrative that promotes the well-being of people, including women, gender and youth, and has scaled up the OECD contribution to the global agenda, including the Paris Agreement  on Climate Change and the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Born on May 8th, 1950, in Tampico, Mexico, Mr. Gurría came to the OECD following a distinguished career in public service in his country, including positions as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Finance and Public Credit in the 1990s. For the first time in a generation, he steered Mexico’s economy through a change of Administration without a recurrence of the financial crises that had previously dogged such changes.

Mr. Gurría holds a B.A. degree in Economics from UNAM (Mexico) and a M.A. degree in Economics from Leeds University (United Kingdom). He has received Honorary Degrees from the Universidad de Valle de México, Rey Juan Carlos University, European University of Madrid, and the Universities of Leeds, Haifa and Bratislava.

Twitter: @A_Gurria

Barbara Trionfi

International Press Institute (IPI) 
Executive Director


Barbara Trionfi is Executive Director at the Vienna-based International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists dedicated to safeguarding and fostering media freedom and promoting quality, independent journalism.

Barbara joined IPI in 2000, as a press freedom adviser for the Asia-Pacific region, where she had previously studied and worked for over four years, carrying out research in the field of human rights and freedom of expression. Later, as press freedom manager, she oversaw IPI’s global press freedom monitoring and coordinated IPI’s global advocacy.

With an academic background in international relations and human rights, Barbara has taught courses at Webster University, Vienna in Media Ethics, Media Literacy and Cultural Diversity and the Media.

Her field of expertise covers different areas related to press freedom and freedom of expression, including self-regulatory media accountability systems, safety of journalists, and international mechanisms to protect press freedom.

Twitter: @barbara_trionfi
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Borge Brende

President of the World Economic Forum

Børge Brende is President of the World Economic Forum. He previously served as the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Trade and Industry and Minister of the Environment. He also served as Deputy Chairman of the Norwegian Conservative Party and as a member of the Norwegian Parliament for more than ten years. Alongside parliamentary roles, he held the roles of Chairman of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development and Secretary- General of the Norwegian Red Cross.

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Delia Ferreira Rubio

TI Chair

The former president of Transparency International’s chapter in Argentina, Poder Ciudadano, Delia Matilde Ferreira Rubio has served as chief advisor for several representatives and senators at the Argentine National Congress and has advised the Constitutional Committee of both the House of Representatives and the Senate, and the National Accounting Office. Currently she works as an independent consultant, and has consulted on anti-corruption related issues with international organisations and NGOs, mainly in Latin America. Delia has a PhD in law from Madrid’s Complutense University and is the author of numerous publications on democratic culture and political institutions, comparative politics, and public and parliamentary ethics. She was elected to TI’s board in 2008 and 2011 and then again as chair in 2017.

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Dr. Huguette Labelle

International Anti-Corruption Conference Council
 Chair

Huguette Labelle is the former Chair of the Board of Transparency International, member of the Board of the UN Global Compact, member of the Group of External Advisors on the World Bank Governance and Anti-corruption Strategy, member of the Advisory Group to the Asian Development Bank on Climate Change and Sustainable Development, member of the Executive Board of the Africa Capacity Building Foundation, member of the Board of the Global Centre for Pluralism, member of the Advisory Council of the Order of Ontario and Vice Chair of the Senior Advisory Board of the International Anti-Corruption Academy. A former Chancellor of the University of Ottawa, she also serves on additional national and international boards. She provides advisory services to national and international organisations. Labelle served for 19 years as Deputy Minister of different Canadian Government departments.

Huguette Labelle holds a Doctor of Philosophy, Education, degree from the University of Ottawa, and has received honorary degrees from Brock University, the University of Saskatchewan, Carleton University, the University of Ottawa, York University, Mount Saint Vincent University, the University of Windsor, University of Manitoba, Saint Paul University, St Francis Xavier University, Moncton University and l’Université de Montréal. She is a  Companion of the Order of Canada. She has received the Vanier Medal of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, the Outstanding Achievement Award of the Public Service of Canada, the McGill University Management Achievement Award and l’Ordre de la Pléiade.

Mari Elka Pangestu

World Bank Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships

Mari Pangestu is the World Bank Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships. In this role, which she assumed on March 1, 2020, Ms. Pangestu provides leadership and oversees the research and data group of the World Bank (DEC), the work program of the World Bank’s Global Practice Groups, and the External and Corporate Relations function.

Ms. Pangestu joins the Bank with exceptional policy and management expertise, having served as Indonesia’s Minister of Trade from 2004 to 2011 and as Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy from 2011 to 2014.

She has had vast experience of over 30 years in academia, second track processes, international organizations and government working in areas related to international trade, investment and development in multilateral, regional and national settings.

Most recently, Ms. Pangestu was a Senior Fellow at the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, as well as Professor of International Economics at the University of Indonesia, adjunct professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University and a Board Member of Indonesia Bureau of Economic Research (IBER), as well as Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Jakarta.

Ms. Pangestu is highly regarded as an international expert on a range of global issues. She served as Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington D.C and as advisor to the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation of International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Abu Dhabi. Her record of board and task force service includes the Leadership Council of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), co-chair of the expert group for the High-Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy, the panel of the WHO health initiative, the Equal Access Initiative, commissioner for the Low Carbon Development Initiative of Indonesia and executive board member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). She has also served on the board of a number of private sector companies.

Twitter: @Mari_Pangestu

Marina Walker

Executive Editor at the Pulitzer Center

Marina Walker Guevara, United States, is Executive Editor at the Pulitzer Center. Prior to that, she was ICIJ’s director of strategic initiatives and network.

She managed the two largest collaborations of reporters in journalism history: the Panama Papers and the Paradise Papers, which involved hundreds of journalists using technology to unravel stories of public interest from terabytes of leaked financial data. Walker Guevara has been instrumental in developing the science behind ICIJ’s model of large-scale media collaboration, persuading reporters who used to compete with one another instead to work together, share resources and amplify their reach and impact.

Her work as a journalist started in her native Argentina, where she received the Perfil Freedom of Expression Prize in 2016. Her stories on topics ranging from environmental degradation by multinational companies to the global offshore economy have appeared in leading international media, including The Washington Post, The Miami Herald, Mother Jones, Le Monde and the BBC.

She has won or shared more than 50 national and international awards, including the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting and honors from Long Island University’s George Polk Awards, Investigative Reporters and Editors, Overseas Press Club, Bartlett and Steele Awards, Columbia University’s Maria Moors Cabot Award for distinguished Latin American reporting (special citation) and the inaugural Susan Talalay Award for Outstanding Journalism.

In 2018-2019, Walker Guevara was a John S. Knight fellow at Stanford University where she studied the use of artificial intelligence in big data investigations. That same year, she received the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service from her alma mater, the Missouri School of Journalism.

Walker Guevara sits on the board of directors of the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) and is a co-founder of the Latin American Center for Investigative Reporting (CLIP).

Twitter: @MarinaWalkerG
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Patrick Alley

Global Witness
 Director and Co-Founder UK

Patrick co-founded Global Witness in 1995. Since then Global Witness has become a global leader in its field, described by Aryeh Neier, former President of the Open Society Foundations, thus: “Global Witness brings together the issues of human rights, corruption, the trade in natural resources, the role of banks, the arms trade, conflict. It is the only organisation that does this. Period.”

Patrick has taken part in over fifty field investigations in South East Asia, Africa and Europe and in subsequent advocacy activities. Patrick conceived several of Global Witness’ campaigns and focuses on corruption, conflict resources, forests and land, and environmental defenders. He is a board director of Global Witness and is involved in the organisation’s strategic leadership.
Alongside his two co-founders, Patrick received the 2014 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship.
Patrick is also a trustee of the OpenCorporates Trust Limited.

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Raymond Baker

Founding President, Global Financial Integrity, Washington, DC, USA

Raymond Baker is the Founding President of Global Financial Integrity and the author of Capitalism’s Achilles Heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free-Market System (Wiley), which was cited by the Financial Times as one of the “best business books of 2005.” He has for many years been an internationally respected authority on corruption, money laundering, growth, and foreign policy issues, particularly as they concern developing and transitional economies and impact upon western economic and foreign interests.

Global Financial Integrity (GFI) is a Washington, DC-based think tank, producing high-caliber analyses of illicit financial flows, advising developing country governments on effective policy solutions and promoting pragmatic transparency measures in the international financial system as a means to global development and security.
Every year, trade misinvoicing (i.e. trade fraud) creates a value gap of hundreds of billions of dollars in emerging market and developing countries which, due to massive losses of related duties and value-added taxes (VAT), has a corrosive impact on their economies and their ability to reach the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

In 2005, Raymond Baker, an international entrepreneur-turned-scholar, argued in his book, Capitalism’s Achilles Heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free-Market System, that illicit financial outflows—facilitated by secrecy in the global financial system—are bleeding developing countries dry.

Mr. Baker founded Global Financial Integrity in 2006, with the aim of quantifying and studying the flow of illegal money while promoting public policy solutions to curtail it. In 2008, GFI published its first groundbreaking economic analysis of illicit financial flows leaving developing countries and has since been recognized by policymakers, academics, and media as an authority on combatting financial crime.

Since then, GFI has been a leader in the policy debate surrounding illicit financial flows, and, trade-related illicit financial flows. Our work is routinely cited at the highest levels: by international institutions such as the United Nations, the OECD and the African Development Bank, and by international figures such as former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former South African President Thabo Mbeki and former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.

We have worked closely with policymakers in Western economies including the United States, United Kingdom and Norway and at international fora such as the G20, OECD and the FATF to curtail opacity in the global financial system. Likewise, we have worked on the ground in the developing world with the governments of Guatemala, Ghana, and India, among others, to improve financial transparency and fight illicit financial flows domestically.

GFI is committed to constructively engaging with policymakers worldwide to develop effective, pragmatic policy solutions to address illicit financial flows. We take pride in basing our analysis on the highest quality research and expertise.

Sanjay Pradhan

Chief Executive Officer, Open Government Partnership

Sanjay Pradhan joined the Open Government Partnership in May 2016 as Chief Executive Officer. Sanjay supports the countries, local governments and thousands of civil society organizations working to make governments more open, participatory and less corrupt. He leads OGP’s policy dialogue with Heads of States, senior ministers and civil society organizations across the partnership, and serves as OGP’s global spokesperson.

Bringing a wealth of open government and innovation experience to the role, he previously served in three senior positions at the World Bank: as the Vice President for Leadership, Learning and Innovation, the Vice President of the World Bank Institute, and the Director for Governance. While at the World Bank, Mr. Pradhan tirelessly promoted open development. He led the World Bank’s Governance and Anticorruption Strategy, launched the Global Partnership for Social Accountability, incubated ICT-mediated citizen feedback to improve governance, initiated Open Contracting with Partners, and rolled out a flagship Collaborative Leadership for Development program to help government and civil society leaders undertake collaborative actions. During his tenure at the World Bank, Sanjay gained extensive experience working in Africa, South Asia, Europe and Central Asia.

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Twitter: @SPradhanOGP

An Seong Ho

President, Korea Institute of Public Administration

Chairperson, Special Committee on Decentralization, and Balanced Development of Sejong and Jeju
President, Korean Association for Local Government Studies
Vice-president, Daejeon University
www.kipa.re.kr

Kim JongKap

President & CEO, Korea Electric Power Corporation

Chairman & CEO, Siemens Ltd. Seoul
Chairman & CEO, Hynix Semiconductor, Inc.
Vice Minister, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy (MOCIE), RoK
Commissioner, Korea Intellectual Property Office, RoK
home.kepco.co.kr

Kim Ganglip

Minister of Food and Drug Safety, Republic of Korea

1st Vice Minister of Health and Welfare, RoK
Assistant Minister for Planning and Coordination, Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW)
Assistant Minister for Healthcare Policy, MOHW
Minister Counselor, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea in Geneva
 
www.mfds.go.kr

Drago Kos

Chair of the OECD WG on Bribery

Drago Kos is currently the Chair of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions, Co-Chair of MENA – OECD Business Integrity Network and member of the Selection Commission for the selection of the Head of the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecution Service (SAPO) in Ukraine. In the last years he was a member of the International Anti-Corruption Advisory Board (IACAB) in Ukraine and a Co-Chair and member of the Defence Corruption Monitoring Committee (NAKO) in Ukraine. Between 2011 and 2015 he used to be International Commissioner and Chair of the Joint Independent Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) in Afghanistan. Between 2003 and 2011 he was the Chairman of the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO).
 
In his own country, Slovenia, Drago Kos was the first Chairman on the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption, Head of the Working Group for the development of Slovenian Corporate Integrity Guidelines and author of the “Slovenian Soccer Code”.
 
He was also a FIFA/UEFA referee and he still is a FIFA/UEFA referee observer.

Jeon Hyun-Heui

Chairperson, Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission, RoK

▪ 2020: Head of Democratic Party of Korea (DPK)’s COVID-19 Countermeasure Task Force
▪ Nov. 2018. ~ Mar. 2019: Head of DPK Policy Committee’s Taxi-Carpool Task Force
▪ May 2016 ~ May 2020: Member of the 20th National Assembly (Seoul Gangnam B constituency/ DPK)
▪ May 2010 ~ May 2011: Spokesperson of the DPK
▪ May 2008 ~ Dec. 2011: Member of the 18th National Assembly (proportional representation of the DPK)
▪ 2005: Head of Center for Green Citizen Rights
▪ 2003 ~ 2005: Legal Advisor on Trade of Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy
▪ June 2001 ~ June 2003: Member of Health and Welfare Ministry’s National Health Promotion Fund Management Council
▪ 2001: Member of Environment Committee, MINBYUN-Lawyers for a Democratic Society
▪ Mar. 2000: Professor, Out-Patient Department, Forensic Medicine Division, Yonsei University College of Medicine
▪ 1999: Executive Director of Korea Medical Law Association

Jung Kang Ja

Representative, People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy, RoK

▪ Standing Commissioner, National Human Rights Commission of Korea
▪ Invited Professor, Inha Law School
▪ Representative, Womenlink
▪ Adviser, Korean Association of Gender and Law
▪ Representative, Civil Society Oganizations Member in Korea
 
▪ www.peoplepower21.org
▪ www.civilnet.net
▪ www.womenlink.or.kr
▪ www.humanrights.go.kr

Lee Sung-kyu

lawyer, Kim & Chang (law firm), RoK

▪ Lecturer, Foreign Lawyers Invitation Program co-hosted by Ministry of Justice (MOJ) & KOICA (2001-present)
▪ Arbitrator, Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague (2001-2008)
▪ Senior Legal Counsel (as a senior prosecutor), Ministry of Justice (2001-2003)
 
Scott Sung-Kyu Lee is an attorney in Kim & Chang’s Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense Practice. Mr. Lee joined the firm after his distinguished 20-year career as a prosecutor where he handled a broad range of legal disputes including white collar crimes.
With the extensive experience he gained during his career as a prosecutor, Mr. Lee handles cases that arise from internal audits of client companies by conducting interviews and investigating documents, and resolves anti-corruption cases that pose material risk to the management and its integrity. He has also dealt with various labor law issues including employment contract disputes.
Mr. Lee was the first ever prosecutor to be named as a legal counsel for the Korean Mission to the United Nations. He was also appointed as an arbitrator for the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague. He is currently the conciliator of ICSID under the World Bank and is also the Mediator of Seoul Southern District Court.
Furthermore, Mr. Lee was in charge of environment and construction regulation legislation tasks during his service at the Ministry of Justice. In addition to his proven skillful legislative analysis, he possesses a vast wealth of knowledge and experience in defending clients in circumstances in which they have been implicated under unreasonable regulations. Mr. Lee has particularly been successfully in handling white collar criminal defense cases and HR cases involving multinational financial institutions, IT companies, defense industries, and pharmaceutical companies.

Moon Jae-in

PRESIDENT of the REPUBLIC of KOREA

 
2017 – President of the Republic of Korea
 
2017 – Presidential Candidate of the Democratic Party of Korea for the 19th presidential election
 
2015 – Chairperson of the Democratic Party of Korea
 
2014 – Member of Interim Committee of the New Politics Alliance for Democracy Chairperson of the Nuclear Plant Special Countermeasure Committee
 
2013 – Standing Advisor of the Democratic United Party
 
2012 – Candidate of the Democratic United Party for the 18th presidential election Member of the 19th National Assembly from Sasang-gu, Busan
 
2011 – Standing Co-representative for Innovation and Integration
 
2010 – Chairperson of the Roh Moo-hyun Foundation
 
2007 – Chief of Staff to the President of the Republic of Korea Chairperson of the Promotion Committee for the 2nd South-North Summit
 
2005 – Senior Secretary to the President for Civil Affairs
 
2004 – Senior Secretary to the President for the Civic and Social Agenda
 
2003 – Senior Secretary to the President for Civil Affairs
 
1982 – Opened a law office specializing in human rights and civil society with Roh Moo-hyun, who became the president of Korea for the 16th term

Kim Geo-Sung

Ex-chair, Transparency International – Korea

▪IC Member, Transparency International (current)
▪Senior Secretary to the President, ROK
▪Inspector General, Gyeonggi-do Office of Education
▪Chair, Transparency International – Korea
▪Board Member, Transparency International
▪Commissioner, Korea Independent Commission Against Corruption
▪Ph.D. in Christian Ethics, Yonsei Univ., Seoul, Korea

Michael J. Sandel

Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, Havard University

Michael Sandel teaches political philosophy at Harvard University. His writings—on justice, ethics, democracy, and markets–have been translated into 27 languages. His course “Justice” is the first Harvard course to be made freely available online and on television. It has been viewed by tens of millions of people around the world, including in China, where Sandel was named the “most influential foreign figure of the year.” (China Newsweek).
 
scholar.harvard.edu/sandel

Juliana Fanjul

Filmmaker

Juliana’ Fanjul is a Mexican documentary film-maker’ living in Switzerland. “When we shot the film, the social and political climate in Mexico was very tense — to say the least — and we could feel it on a personal level. It was a known fact that Carmen was under surveillance through a malware called Pegasus, and being close to her automatically meant that we became a target, too. The crew and I couldn’t shake off a feeling of unease. We had never felt so paranoid as we did during those months spent near her. Speaking in codes and taking all kinds of security measures became the norm for us.”

Boniface Mwangi

Filmmaker

Photojournalist-turned-activist-turned-politician Boniface Mwangi has been described as Kenya’s most popular leader in the fight against government corruption and injustice.

Alexander Von Bismarck

Executive Director of Environmental Investigation Agency

Alexander von Bismarck (@ajbismarck) is Executive Director of the Environmental Investigation Agency, U.S. He has been working on governance, trade and the environment issues around the globe for two decades, including field investigations into illegal logging and associated trade in over twenty countries throughout the world, illustrating how wood illegally logged from the world’s most valuable remaining forests ends up on retail shelves in the United States and other consuming countries. Von Bismarck’s investigations contributed to the passage of the first law to ban trade illegally sourced wood, the amended U.S. Lacey Act, and some of the most high profile prosecutions under the law. Other campaigns at EIA include tracking illegal trade in wildlife and climate “super pollutants” like HFCs. His work is featured in the film “Wood: Undercover Agents of Change” being shown at this conference. The film captures the origin of a major new campaign at EIA to innovate and advocate for tangible transparency mechanisms to fight corruption and aid in effective and just natural resource governance.

Andrew Gilmour

Executive Director of the Berghof Foundation

Andrew Gilmour is Executive Director of the Berghof Foundation. Before joining us in May 2020, Andrew served 30 years at the United Nations, most recently as Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights from 2016 to 2019 and as Political Director in the Office of the Secretary-General in New York from 2012 to 2016. He previously held senior UN positions in numerous conflict zones including Iraq, South Sudan, the Middle East, the Balkans, Afghanistan and West Africa.
With masters degrees from Oxford University and the London School of Economics, Andrew was later an Adjunct Fellow of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. In 2019 Andrew was awarded a Visiting Fellowship at All Souls College Oxford to research links between climate change, human rights and conflict. In 2020 he became a Senior Fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. His writing has appeared in numerous publications such as the New York Times, Financial Times and many others.
 
A British national whose home-base is in Scotland, Andrew is married with four children. His interests are in classical music, forestry, environment, literature and history.

Masatsugu Asakawa

President and Chairperson, Board of Directors Asian Development Bank

Masatsugu Asakawa is the President of the Asian Development Bank and the Chairperson of ADB’s Board of Directors. He was elected President by ADB’s Board of Governors and assumed office on 17 January 2020.
Before joining ADB, he served as Special Advisor to Japan’s Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, and has a professional career that spans nearly 4 decades in diverse fields such as international finance, development, and taxation at the Ministry of Finance.
Mr. Asakawa also worked for international organizations as the Chief Advisor to ADB President between 1989 and 1992, senior staff at the Fiscal Affairs Department of the IMF (1996–2000), and Chair for the Committee on Fiscal Affairs at Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (2011–2016).

Lee Sanghak

Transparency International Korea

Sanghak Lee is the Co-Chair of Transparency International Korea, Korean chapter of Transparency International.

Antonio Guterres

The Ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations

The ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, took office on 1st January 2017.
Having witnessed the suffering of the most vulnerable people on earth, in refugee camps and in war zones, the Secretary-General is determined to make human dignity the core of his work, and to serve as a peace broker, a bridge-builder and a promoter of reform and innovation.
Prior to his appointment as Secretary-General, Mr. Guterres served as United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees from June 2005 to December 2015, heading one of the world’s foremost humanitarian organizations during some of the most serious displacement crises in decades. The conflicts in Syria and Iraq, and the crises in South Sudan, the Central African Republic and Yemen, led to a huge rise in UNHCR’s activities as the number of people displaced by conflict and persecution rose from 38 million in 2005 to over 60 million in 2015.
Before joining UNHCR, Mr. Guterres spent more than 20 years in government and public service. He served as prime minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002, during which time he was heavily involved in the international effort to resolve the crisis in East Timor.
As president of the European Council in early 2000, he led the adoption of the Lisbon Agenda for growth and jobs, and co-chaired the first European Union-Africa summit. He was a member of the Portuguese Council of State from 1991 to 2002.
Mr. Guterres was elected to the Portuguese Parliament in 1976 where he served as a member for 17 years. During that time, he chaired the Parliamentary Committee for Economy, Finance and Planning, and later the Parliamentary Committee for Territorial Administration, Municipalities and Environment. He was also leader of his party’s parliamentary group.
From 1981 to 1983, Mr. Guterres was a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, where he chaired the Committee on Demography, Migration and Refugees.
For many years Mr. Guterres was active in the Socialist International, a worldwide organization of social democratic political parties. He was the group’s vice-president from 1992 to 1999, co-chairing the African Committee and later the Development Committee. He served as President from 1999 until mid-2005. In addition, he founded the Portuguese Refugee Council as well as the Portuguese Consumers Association DECO, and served as president of the Centro de Acção Social Universitário, an association carrying out social development projects in poor neighbourhoods of Lisbon, in the early 1970s.
Mr. Guterres is a member of the Club of Madrid, a leadership alliance of democratic former presidents and prime ministers from around the world.
Mr. Guterres was born in Lisbon in 1949 and graduated from the Instituto Superior Técnico with a degree in engineering. He is fluent in Portuguese, English, French and Spanish. He is married to Catarina de Almeida Vaz Pinto, Deputy Mayor for Culture of Lisbon, and has two children, a stepson and three grandchildren.

Rueben Lifuka

Vice Chair Transparency International

Rueben Lifuka is an architect and an environmental consultant and managing partner with Riverine Zambia Limited. He is the founder and a director of the consultancy firm Dialogue Africa and chair of the National Governing Council of the Africa Peer Review Mechanism process in Zambia. He serves on the boards of several organisations including Build IT International – Zambia and the International Anti-Corruption conference. Between 2011-2013 he served on a technical committee appointed by the President of the Republic of Zambia to draft a new national constitution. He was president of TI Zambia from 2007 to 2012 and was re-elected to this position in 2017. He was elected to the TI International Board of Directors (TI Board) in 2008 and again in 2011. In 2017 he was elected Vice-Chair of the TI Board, reconfirmed in November 2020.

Paul Polman

Co-Founder and Chair IMAGINE

Paul Polman is Co-founder and Chair of IMAGINE, a social venture which mobilises business leaders around tackling climate change and global inequality. Paul is the Honorary Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce, Chair of The B Team and Saïd Business School and Vice-Chair of the UN Global Compact. A leading proponent that business should be a force for good, he has been described by the Financial Times as “a standout CEO of the past decade”. As CEO of Unilever (2009-2019), he demonstrated that a long-term, multi-stakeholder model goes hand-in-hand with excellent financial performance. Paul was a member of the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel which developed the Sustainable Development Goals, and as an active SDG Advocate he continues to work with global organisations and across industry to push the 2030 development agenda.

Peter Eriksson

Minister for International Development Cooperation Swedish Foreign Ministry

Peter Eriksson is a Swedish politician for the Green Party, and former spokesperson (2002-2011) for
the party. He served as Minister for Housing and Digital Development from 2016 to 2019, when he
became Minister for International Development Cooperation. Eriksson began his political career in
Kalix, Norrbotten, where he was Municipal Commissioner from 1999 to 2004. He was also member of
the Riksdag 1994–1998 and 2002–2014, where he was chairman for the Committee on the
Constitution. Eriksson was a Member of the European Parliament from July 2014 to May 2016, where
he served on the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy.

Maria Teresa Ronderos

Director Centro Latinoamericano de Investigación Periodística , CLIP

María Teresa Ronderos is a Colombian journalist, director and co-founder of the Latin American Center for Investigative Journalism (CLIP), which conducts cross-border collaborative investigations with media partners in this continent. She is also board member of Fundación Gabo, the Committee to Protect Journalists and the Media Development Investment Fund.

Samuel Kimeu

Africa's Voices Foundation

Matthew Guarana Galizia

The Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation

Christina Lee

Head of Publications at Hostwriter.org

Christina Lee is the head of publications for Hostwriter.org, an award-winning global cross-border journalism network with over 5,000 members in 154 countries. She was the Editor-in-Chief of the 2019 book Unbias The News: Why Diversity Matters for Journalism, published jointly with Correctiv.
 
She is a frequent speaker and panelist on issues of journalism, migration and inequality, having spoken at Mezhyhirya Fest Kiev, re:publica Berlin, Google News Impact Summit Munich, Belarus Press Club, Media Rumble New Delhi and more. She is also a frequent trainer and workshop leader for media organizations.
 
Originally from the United States, Christina holds a BA in political science from Agnes Scott College, a Juris Doctor from Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, and an LLM in International Law and International Relations from the University of Kent.

Olajobi Makinwa

Chief of intergovernmental relations and Africa

As Chief of Intergovernmental Relations & Africa, Olajobi Makinwa leads high-level interactions with Governments to strengthen relations and enhance understanding of the UN Global Compact. She aligns priorities of Governments and regional inter-governmental bodies with key directions of the work of the UN Global Compact.
 
During her tenure as Chief of Transparency & Anti-Corruption, Ms. Makinwa successfully led the development of numerous UN Global Compact projects on transparency and anti-corruption, notably the Siemens Initiative Project on Collective Action in the fight against corruption.
 
Prior to joining the UN Global Compact, Ms. Makinwa was the Executive Director of Amnesty International South Africa. Previously, she served as a Legal Officer with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Kenya, and with the UNEP Regional Office for Europe in Switzerland.
 
Ms. Makinwa holds a law degree with honours (LL.B Hons) and a Master of International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos. She was called to the Nigerian Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Ms. Makinwa completed further postgraduate studies in Business Leadership at the University of South Africa.
 
She is a member of the International Bar Association.

Mauricio Claver-Carone

President Inter-American Development Bank

Mauricio Claver-Carone was elected President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on September 12, 2020. As President of the IDB, he also chairs the Board of Executive Directors of IDB Invest, the private-sector arm of the IDB, and the Donors Committee of IDB Lab, the Bank’s incubator for innovative development projects.
 
Prior to his election, Mr. Claver-Carone served as Deputy Assistant to the President of the United States and Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs at the National Security Council. In this capacity, he was the U.S. President’s principal advisor on issues related to Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. During his tenure, Mr. Claver-Carone conceptualized a whole-of-government economic growth initiative, America Crece (‘Growth in the Americas’), which led to the creation of energy and infrastructure finance frameworks with nearly half of the nations in Latin America and the Caribbean. He also spearheaded the first White House-led Western Hemisphere Strategic Framework for U.S. inter-agency policy guidance and development since 2004.
 
Mr. Claver-Carone previously served as the United States Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund (‘IMF’), where he represented the United States, as the largest shareholder on the IMF’s Executive Board. In this capacity, he worked with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Federal Reserve Board, and the U.S. inter-agency to effectively present policies regarding foreign exchange practices, debt transparency and trade, to the Executive Board and to IMF management. He also played an important role in lending arrangements for Argentina, Barbados and Ecuador, and revolving credit lines for Colombia and Mexico.
 
From 2017 to 2018, Mr. Claver-Carone served as Senior Advisor for International Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where he was a principal policy advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury and to the Under Secretary for International Affairs on geo-political, national security, and economic issues.
 
Prior to his current government service, Mr. Claver-Carone was Executive Director of Cuba Democracy Advocates in Washington, D.C., a non-partisan organization dedicated to the promotion of human rights, free markets, and the rule of law. He was also host of the bilingual foreign policy show ‘From Washington al Mundo’ on Sirius-XM Radio and the co-founder of a data-software start-up company.
 
Mr. Claver-Carone began his career as an Attorney-Advisor for the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, where he provided counsel on banking laws, capital requirements and securitizations. He was also a Clinical Assistant Professor at The Catholic University of America’s School of Law, an Adjunct Professor at The George Washington University’s National Law Center, and a Research Fellow at Georgetown University’s Law Center for the Americas.
 
Mr. Claver-Carone earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Rollins College, Juris Doctor from The Catholic University of America, and Master of Laws in International and Comparative Law from Georgetown University Law Center.

Michael Hershman

IACC Council Member

Michael Hershman is an internationally recognized expert on matters relating to transparency, accountability, governance, litigation, and security. The Fairfax Group, founded in 1983, has been retained by governments, corporations, law firms, and international financial institutions to assist on matters relating to the conduct of senior-level officials and/or the entities with which they do business.
 
Mr. Hershman has been called upon repeatedly to respond in times of crisis by governments, public and private companies, law firms, and individuals. In high profile controversies, criminal prosecutions, and civil litigation, Fairfax has participated in some of the most prominent disputes around the world for the last twenty-eight years. From high profile events, like the Olympics and Super Bowls, to targeted terrorist attacks, Fairfax has responded to provide assistance to individuals and entities facing serious, wide-spread threats against their persons and property. Fairfax has provided litigation support, state-of-the-art digital forensics and security measures, crisis monitoring and response, and advice to corporate boards and executives, and governments in the midst of some of the most contentious situations.
 
In December 2006, for example, Mr. Hershman was appointed as the independent compliance advisor to the board of directors of Siemens AG, a company with more than 400,000 employees. Similarly, The Fairfax Group has assisted governments from India to Chile on ethics matters and has served as the appointed monitor of companies that have violated laws, rules, or regulations.
 
Mr. Hershman began his career in intelligence and investigations in Europe during the late 1960s as a special agent with U.S. Military Intelligence, specializing in counter-terrorism. After leaving the military, he moved to investigations of government misconduct and financial fraud for the New York State Attorney General’s Office and the Office of the Mayor of New York City.
 
Later, Mr. Hershman served as a 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. After the wiretap commission hearings, Mr. Hershman joined the Federal Election Commission as chief investigator, where he was responsible for audits and investigations of candidates and their campaign committees.
 
Mr. Hershman then served as deputy staff director for the Subcommittee on International Organizations of the U.S. House of Representatives, which was responsible for legislation and oversight relating to international banks and other U.S.-supported international organizations, such as the United Nations.
 
Immediately prior to founding the Fairfax Group, Mr. Hershman served as deputy auditor general for the Foreign Assistance Program of the U.S. Agency for International Development (AID), where he led investigations and audits of major U.S. funded projects overseas and was responsible for worldwide security at all foreign AID missions. Mr. Hershman was awarded the Superior Honor Medal for his service at AID.
 
In 1993, along with Peter Eigen, Mr. Hershman co-founded Transparency International, the largest independent, not-for-profit coalition promoting transparency and accountability in business and in government. Mr. Hershman served Interpol as a member of the International Anti-Corruption Council and sits on the board of the International Anti-Corruption Conference Committee.
 
Mr. Hershman is a member of the board of directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and advises the Chamber on corporate compliance issues. Since 2007, Mr. Hershman has been a member of the board of directors and the executive committee of the Center for International Private Enterprise.
 
He also served on the Financial Coalition against Child Pornography, a project of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and is on the Board of Trustees of Marymount University
 
Since 2008, he has been named every consecutive year to the Ethisphere Institute’s list of the top 100 most influential people in business ethics worldwide.
 
Michael Hershman has given hundreds of speeches throughout the world on issues related to transparency and accountability and has provided commentary on ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC and the Fox News Channel as well as countless national radio shows. For five years he was the co-host of the Public Radio Law Show. He has been quoted and published in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the New York Post, the Washington Post, USA Today, the Financial Times, the National Law Journal and other print media

Soung Jea-Hyen

Ph.D in Criminal Law

Supreme of Prosecutor’s Office Asset Recovery Interagency Network – Asia Pacific Member
United Nations Crime Prevention and dCrimina Justice Programme Network Institute Member
Prime Minister Child Policy Coordinating Committee Member
OECD Working Group on Bribery Korea Panelist
Publication Industry Promotion Agency of Korea Auditor

Shamila Batohi

National Director of Public Prosecutions National Prosecuting Authority South Africa

Adv Batohi started her public service career as a junior prosecutor in the Chatsworth Magistrates’ Court, in Durban, after completing her studies at the University of Durban Westville and the University of Natal (now combined University of KwaZulu-Natal) . In 1995 she was one of 2 Prosecutors seconded to the Investigation Task Unit established by The Honourable President of the Republic of South Africa, Nelson Mandela to investigate atrocities committed in KZN by the apartheid government, including so-called “hit-squads” in the old Kwa Zulu Police.
In 2000 she was appointed as Regional Head of the Directorate of Special Operations (Scorpions) in KwaZulu-Natal.
In 2000 – Lead evidence at King Commission of Enquiry into Cricket Match Fixing.
In 2002 – was appointed first woman Provincial Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in South Africa.
For much of the last decade, she has served as a Senior Legal Advisor to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, heading up the Legal Advisory Section.
Adv Batohi was appointed as National Director of Public Prosecutions on 4 December 2018 after a transparent nomination, interview and selection process by a panel of individuals from the legal fraternity and Chapter 9 institutions in recommending suitable candidates.
In his statement announcing her appointment, President Ramaphosa said: ‘The National Director of Public Prosecutions occupies a vital position in our democracy, and makes an essential contribution to upholding the rule of law and ensuring the efficiency and integrity of law enforcement.
At this moment in our history, as we address matters that South Africans are most concerned about – such as state capture, corruption and widespread crime – our country needs a National Prosecuting Authority that is above reproach in the performance of its mandate and that enjoys the confidence of the public.

Carin Jämtin

Director-General Sida

Carin Jämtin is the Director-General of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) since May 2017. Ms. Jämtin has a long political career within the Social Democratic Party at both national and local level. In 2003 Ms. Jämtin was appointed Minister of International Development Cooperation. In 2006 she served as Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and was appointed to the World Bank’s Commission on Growth and Development. Furthermore, she has served as the Secretary General of the Social Democratic Party and Vice Chair of the Stockholm City Council.

Peter Eigen

Founder of Transparency International

Prof. Dr. Peter Eigen is the founder of Transparency International, a non-governmental organization promoting transparency and accountability in international development. From 1993 to 2005 he was Chair of TI and until 2019 Chair of its Advisory Council.
 
2006-2011 he was the founding Chair of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). In August 2014 he co-founded the “HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform” in Berlin, he founded in 2015 and chaired its Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI), and co-chairs now its Climate Transparency Initiative. Since 2018 he co-chairs the Africa Progress Group (Abeokuta), a successor initiative to The Africa Progress Panel (Geneva).
 
Peter Eigen worked at the World Bank on economic development for 25 years. He taught at the universities of Frankfurt/ M, Georgetown, Harvard, Johns Hopkins/ SAIS and from 2002 – 2011 at Freie Universität, Berlin.
In 2004 Peter Eigen has been awarded the Readers Digest Prize “European of the Year 2004” and in 2007 the Gustav Heinemann Award. In 2013 Germany awarded Peter Eigen its Grand Cross of Merit in recognition of his efforts to combat corruption. In 2015, he was awarded the Inamori Ethics Prize (USA/ Japan), in 2019 the Deutschen Kulturpreis (München) and the award Persönlichkeit des Jahres (German-Brasilian Chamber of Commerce: Natal, Brasilien).
 
Peter Eigen serves on the boards of Care, Stiftung Kinder-Hilfe, Childaid and German Doctors.

Mourad Wahba

Associate Administrator UNDP

Mr. Wahba has had many years of distinguished service at the United Nations and UNDP. Most recently, he served as UNDP’s Regional Director for Arab States (2017-2019) and as Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Haiti (2015-2017). Prior to this, he served as UNDP Deputy Regional Director for Arab States (2013-2015); Director of UNDP Security Office (2009-2013); UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative (2006-2009) in Morocco; Director of United Nations Affairs, UNDP New York (2001-2006); and Deputy Resident Representative in Guyana (1999-2001). Mr. Wahba began his career with the United Nations in 1993, as a Senior Officer in the Office of the Secretary-General. Before joining the UN, Mr. Wahba was an Associate Professor of Economics at the American University in Cairo, and a Visiting Lecturer on International Political Economy at the Institute for Diplomatic Studies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Egypt (1987-1993).