Collective Action Conference 2016: Speakers
Head of Compliance and Corporate Covernance/Collective Action
Basel Institute on Governance
Gemma Aiolfi has been the Head of Compliance, Corporate Governance and Collective Action at the Basel Institute on Governance since July 2013.
Prior to that she was Legal Counsel to the Integrity Department and the internal Office of Special Investigations at ABB AG in Oerlikon Zurich, focusing on advising on internal corruption allegations in connection with the US Deferred Prosecution Agreement. Ms. Aiolfi was Global Head of Anti-Corruption at UBS AG in Zurich, and also worked in the Group Money Laundering Prevention Unit. Whilst employed by the OECD’s Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions she was seconded to work at the University of Basel, where she helped to establish the Basel Institute on Governance and worked with the Chairman of the OECD Working Group, Prof. Mark Pieth.
Gemma has also served as an advisor to the UN Independent Inquiry Commission on the Iraq Oil for Food Program. Having studied Law at the London School of Economics she was called to the bar of England and Wales and practised in London before relocating to Switzerland. Postgraduate law studies were undertaken at Basel and Stockholm Universities.
Gemma represents the Ethics and Compliance Switzerland (ECS) NGO Stakeholder Group and co-chairs the ECS Working Group on Small and Medium Sized Organisations (SMO).
Pedro Rodrigues de Almeida
Head of Basic Industries, Member of the Executive Committee
The World Economic Forum
PhD in Physics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne; MSc in Engineering Physics, Technical University of Lisbon; MBA in Marketing Strategy and Communication, University of Geneva (HEC); Certificate in Strategic Decision and Risk Management, Stanford University. Over 20 years' professional experience in various industrial settings. Solid experience in infrastructure project management (multimillion dollar CAPEX projects), strategic decision and risk management, and economic valuation studies. Former senior roles in numerous countries and in a variety of industry sectors, namely, building materials and cement manufacturing with Holcim, specialty minerals with Imerys, fine chemicals with Agfa-Gevaert, and fast moving consumer goods with Philip Morris International. Currently, Head of Basic Industries Directorate, Head of Infrastructure & Urban Development, and overall responsible for the Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI), World Economic Forum, Geneva.
Co-Founder, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO
Convention on Business Integrity
Soji Apampa co-founded The Convention on Business Integrity in 1997. He is a Governance Consultant/Executive Director for both INTEGRITY and The Convention on Business Integrity. Mr. Apampa has served as a Senior Advisor to the UN Global Compact on the 10th Principle (anti-corruption) and consultant to the Inter-Agency Task Team of the Federal Republic of Nigeria tasked with the responsibility of developing a National Strategy to Combat Corruption. In his role as governance consultant, Mr. Apampa has carried out numerous assignments for various International Organizations including the World Bank, DFID, UN Global Compact, Heinrich Boell Foundation and many others. Mr. Apampa has also worked in various roles in engineering, business and computing between 1987 and 2007. He was Managing Director of SAP Nigeria Ltd, and Regional Manager (West Africa), for SAP where he worked for 8 years since early 1999 championing ICT-supported governance reforms. Mr. Apampa graduated with a B.Eng (Hons) in Civil & Structural Engineering from the University of Sheffield in 1987 and holds an MSc. in Governance & Finance from Liverpool John Moores University (2008) where he was member of faculty on the Corporate Governance Masters Programme at the European Center for Corporate Governance for one year. His research interests are in the area of Corporate Compliance and Political Economy Analyses in which he has led numerous, successful research projects.
Head of Governance Research
Basel Institute on Governance
Claudia Baez Camargo holds a PhD in political science from the University of Notre Dame, USA and a graduate degree in economics from the University of Cambridge, England. Her areas of expertise include participatory anti-corruption interventions, health systems governance and power and influence analysis. Among other projects, Dr. Baez Camargo currently participates in the EU/FP7 ANTICORRP research consortium with a project aimed at developing ethnographical approaches to the study of corruption with a focus on the contextual determinants of success of social accountability initiatives.
Director for Legal Affairs
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Nicola Bonucci is the Director for Legal Affairs and the coordinator for accession. He joined the OECD in 1993 as a Legal Counsellor, served as Deputy Director from 2000 until becoming Director in 2005. He focuses on general public international law issues, participating in the negotiation of international agreements, interpreting the basic texts of the Organisation, and providing legal opinions to the senior management (The Secretary-General and his Deputies), the Council (the governing body of the OECD), and its subsidiary bodies.
He plays an active role in the drafting and the negotiation of the OECD legal instruments. He also deals with personnel matters, including litigation in front of the Administrative Tribunal of the OECD, budgetary issues and contracts. Since 1997 Mr Bonucci has been closely involved in the monitoring and follow-up of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and is a regular speaker in international conferences on this subject. Prior to joining the OECD, Mr Bonucci served as a Legal Officer with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome where he provided developing countries, especially those in Africa, with legal assistance on natural resources law.
Mr Bonucci holds a DEA in Public International Law from the University of Paris X Nanterre, a DESS in International Administration from the University of Paris II-Assas, and a Master of International and Comparative Law from the University of Notre Dame.
Senior Lecturer in Politics
University of Sussex
Liz joined the University of Sussex in 2014, following four years at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. She holds a DPhil in Politics and an MSc in Politics Research Methods from the University of Oxford (St Antony's), an MA from the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (University of London), and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford (Oriel). Before returning to academia, she worked as a journalist writing for The Economist, Financial Times and others on south-eastern Europe. She has also worked in political risk analysis and for London-based think tanks.
Cobus de Swardt
Cobus joined Transparency International in 2004 and was appointed Managing Director in 2007. His experience spans the fields of globalisation, development policy, international relations and business management. Cobus has taught and worked at universities, multinational corporations, trade unions and research institutes in managerial and research related roles around the world. During the 1980s and early 1990s, he was active in the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa including as Chair of the African National Congress in Cape Town. He is Chair of the International Civil Society Centre, member of the Board of the UN Global Compact and member of the International Integrated Reporting Council. Cobus is also a member and former chair of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Agenda Council on Transparency & Anti-Corruption. In addition he serves on the Board of the WEF Partnering against Corruption Initiative (PACI). He was identified as one of the 500 most powerful individuals by the Foreign Policy Power Map in 2013 and named as one of the most influential people in security in 2014 by the Security magazine. Cobus holds a PhD in Sociology from La Trobe University, Melbourne, and an MPhil in Political and African Studies from the University of Cape Town.
Manuel De Vera
AIM TeaM Energy Center for Bridging Leadership
Professor Manuel J. De Vera is on the core faculty of the Institute. Prior to his appointment, he was on AIM's adjunct faculty roster. He teaches Negotiations across the degree and non-degree programs and Leadership in the Master in Development Management (MDM) and Master in Management (MM) program. He also teaches sessions in the Asian Business Systems course of the MBA program. He currently serves as the Executive Director of AIM's TeaM Energy Center for Bridging Leadership (formerly MIRANT).
He has served as Undersecretary-designate of the Chief of Staff of the President of the Republic of the Philippines. He was also, at various times, the Chief of Staff of the Chairmen of the Committees on Appropriations, Economic Affairs, Oversight, and Trade and Industry of the House of Representatives. He has developed expertise in policy design in the areas of fiscal and trade reform, competition policy, and infrastructure and regulatory reform.
Aside from his extensive public service management record, Prof. De Vera has a decade of publishing experience in different industries. He has delivered conference papers for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). As editorial consultant for the House of Representatives, he developed the core values and policy direction of the legislative reports of the Committees on Economic Affairs and Oversight. He was also a consultant for the University of Asia and the Pacific, where he wrote papers on anti-trust and capital account liberalization for the Economics Policy Paper Journal of the then Center for Research and Communications. For Business Focus, Philippines, he served as a contributing editor and wrote articles on key economic issues of the country such as the anti-trust law, deregulation and privatization.
Prof. De Vera graduated from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government with a Master in Public Administration and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of the Philippines, Diliman. Prof. De Vera also received training on the evaluation of social programs from the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) of the Department of Economics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In 2011, he received a scholarship from the Central European University (CEU) and Tiri Integrity School to study Leadership and Management for Business Integrity in Emerging Markets.
Prof. De Vera’s current research interests include competitive strategy in public-private partnerships and business integrity measures
Head Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services Switzerland
Ernst & Young AG
Dr. Michael Faske is head of Ernst & Young’s Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services Group in Switzerland. Altogether, Michael has close to 20 years of relevant work experience in fraud and investigations, anti-bribery and corruption matters, financial and economic damage, anti-money laundering investigations, fraud prevention and compliance matter issues as well as in corporate legal issues. Additionally, Michael is a guest lecturer at the Lucerne University of Applied Science and Arts in the Competence Centre for Forensic and Economic Crime as well as at the ESMT (European School of Management and Technology). He is also author of various Thought Leadership on the topic of economic crime and corporate compliance.
Director, Transport & Logistics and Collaborative Initiatives
Angie leads BSR's Transport and Logistics practice, working with companies and stakeholders across the global value chain to advance climate-resilient and inclusive transport and logistics supply chains.
In this role, she steers BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group and award-winning Maritime Anti-Corruption Network. She also leads the strategic and operational oversight management team for BSR’s global portfolio of more than 20 collaborative initiatives.
Angie has more than 15 years of experience working with leading companies and stakeholders on sustainability management. Previously, she worked at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and Andersen in London, where she provided strategic advisory and sustainability report assurance services to companies across sectors.Angie holds an E.M.B.A. in Energy Management from ESCP Paris/BI Oslo/IFP Paris, and an M.S. in Sustainable Tourism, Environment, and Development Studies from the University of London. She also holds a B.S. in Environmental Sciences from Southampton University, and she speaks English, French, and Arabic.
Basel Institute on Governance
Gretta Fenner is the Managing Director of the Basel Institute on Governance, where she also holds the position of Director of the Institute’s International Centre for Asset Recovery. She has already held these positions from 2005 to 2008, during the founding years of the Institute, and has joined the Institute again in late 2011 after three years in Australia and Oxford, UK.
During these intermittent years, she primarily worked as a freelance consultant advising governments, donors, international organisations and multinational corporations from around the world in governance and anti-corruption related topics as well as organisational change and development processes and policy design. Prior to joining the Basel Institute, from 2000 to 2005, Gretta worked at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris as the organisation’s manager for anti-corruption programmes in the Asia-Pacific region where she played a key role in establishing the ADB/OECD Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia-Pacific.
Gretta Fenner is a political scientist by training and holds bachelor and master degrees from the Otto-Suhr-Institute at the Free University Berlin, Germany, and the Paris Institute for Political Science ("Sciences Po Paris"), France. In 2010, she further completed an MBA at the Curtin University Graduate School of Business, Australia.
Business Administration Manager
Ship & C.R.E.W.
Mrs. Sherine Fawzy is a Business Administration Manager at Ship & C.R.E.W, a shipping and logistics firm based in Alexandria/Egypt.
Mrs. Fawzy has worked in the shipping industry for the past 24 years where she focuses on operation, documentation, chartering, and claims.
Ship & C.R.E.W. joined the Integrity Network Initiative of the Egyptian Junior Business Association in 2013, where Mrs. Fawzy is now responsible for the implementation of internal compliance measures. She further holds a certificate as a leader in social responsibility programs from the American University in Cairo and the Federation of Egyptian Industries and is an ICPM certified Manager.
Mrs. Fawzy holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Science, Alexandria University.
Head of Compliance
Since January 2014 Cornelia Godzierz is Head of Compliance of the Linde Group with global responsibility; Linde AG is a member of Dax 30 and a leading Gases and Engineering company. Cornelia is based in Munich. Previously, she was Compliance Officer Linde Engineering and EMEA with particular focus on the implementation of a Compliance program in Competition law and Corruption prevention. She started her career with Linde as Corporate Counsel Linde Engineering, and built up the legal
department of the Fred Butler Group (a subsidiary of the Linde Group) as Head of Legal.
Serious Fraud Office, UK Government
After 25 years of prosecuting and defending at the Criminal Bar, David was appointed the first Director of Revenue and Customs Prosecutions in April 2005. He headed the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office from its launch until the department was merged with the Crown Prosecution Service in January 2010.
David returned to the Bar in April 2011. He was appointed Director of the Serious Fraud Office on 21 April 2012.
David was called to the Bar in 1979; appointed Recorder in 1996 and took silk in 2000.
Supervisory Special Agent
Federal Bureau of Investigation, International Corruption Unit
Supervisory Special Agent Greenaway entered on duty with the FBI in 1996. She was originally assigned to investigate Transnational Organized Crime groups from Russia, the former Soviet Union and the former Eastern Bloc countries. In 2005, she was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent at FBI Headquarters in Washington, DC where she worked in the Transnational Organized Crime Section. During her first tour at FBI Headquarters, she worked to coordinate investigations internationally that focused on members of violent Transnational Organized Crime groups that were operating in mutiple countries, engaging in white collar crimes, violent crimes, and internationally money laundering. In 2010, she transferred to the Chicago FBI office where she supervised a squad of 14 agents, two intelligence analysts, and one special assistant. The squad investigated Transnational Organized Crime, International Corruption and Money Laundering. In 2014, she was asked to supervise a special investigative team that was created to assist the Government of Ukraine in recovering the assets stolen by the former President of Ukraine, Victor Yanukovych. In 2015, she permanently transferred back to Washington, DC as a Supervisory Special Agent in the International Corruption Unit where she assisted in the creation of special investigative squads that investigate foreign corruption and foreign bribery. Supervisory Special Agent Greenaway is a licensed attorney. She is also a fluent Russian speaker, having lived and worked in Russia before entering the FBI.
Gönenç Gürkaynak is the managing partner of ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law, a leading law firm of 65 lawyers in Istanbul Turkey. Mr. Gürkaynak graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Law in 1997, and was called to the Istanbul Bar in 1998. He holds an LLM degree from Harvard Law School, and he is qualified to practice in Istanbul, New York and Brussels. Mr. Gürkaynak also became a solicitor of the Law Society of England and Wales (currently non-practising) after passing the QLTT. Prior to joining ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law as a partner more than ten years ago, Mr. Gürkaynak worked as an attorney at the Istanbul, New York, Brussels and again in Istanbul offices of a global law firm for more than eight years.
Mr. Gürkaynak heads the “Regulatory and Compliance” department of ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law. His main areas of practice include the fields of competition law, anti-corruption and irregularities, internet law, freedom of expression and fundamental rights and freedoms, compliance projects, contracts law, administrative law and commercial litigation. He also holds a teaching position at undergraduate and graduate levels at three different universities in the fields of law and economics, competition law and Anglo-American law.
He has two books, one published on “A Discussion on the Prime Objective of the Turkish Competition Law From a Law & Economics Perspective ” by the Turkish Competition Authority, and the other on “Fundamental Concepts of Anglo-American Law” by Legal Publishing. He has also a total of more than 100 international and local articles published by various national and international publishing companies and more than 200 speeches at national and international conferences.
Open Contracting Partnership
Gavin is the Executive Director of the Open Contracting Partnership, a silo-busting collaboration between governments, businesses, civil society and technologists, spun out of the World Bank at the start of 2015. OCP works across sectors and along the whole process of government contracting to use the power of open data to save governments money and time, deliver better goods and services to citizens, prevent corruption, and create a better business environment for all.
Before that Gavin was Director of Campaigns and then Executive Director of Global Witness. He oversaw the organisation’s groundbreaking and award-winning investigative, campaigning and advocacy work uncovering secret deals, corruption and conflict around the world. He helped create the international Publish What You Pay campaign and helped negotiate the intergovernmental Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative that brings together oil and mining companies, home- and host-governments and civil society to improve disclosure and oversight of over $1 trillion dollars of oil and mining money.
He is an expert on illicit financial flows, and helped lead global efforts to end the abuse of anonymous shell companies for money laundering and financial crime, including working with the British government’s recent presidency of the G8 and the Open Government Partnership. He has a Doctorate from the University of Reading and has worked with Chatham House in London and the United National Environmental Programme in the past on analysing and investigating global environmental crime.
Managing Partner, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services
EY GmbH (Germany)
Dr. Heissner is Managing Partner of EY’s Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services (FIDS) practice in Central & South Eastern Europe and in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Beside Investigation and Dispute Services additional services like Forensic Technology, Business Integrity and Anti-Fraud & Compliance Management are additional offerings of his team. His team, with more than 500 full-time equivalent (FTE) staff persons, is part of EY’s global FIDS team with more than 3,000 FTE.
Dr. Heissner started his career in this field of service offerings in 1998 at KPMG Forensic. In 2003 he became a partner at KPMG and left the firm to join Ernst & Young (EY) in 2006.
Before joining the Big Four, Dr. Heissner spent 15 years in the German Police, around 5 years in departments for white-collar crime and corruption. He left the police in the rank of a detective superintendent.
After completion of two degrees in economics, he was awarded PhD in 2001. His thesis focused on the behavioral analysis of white-collar crime.
Dr. Heissner is a Certified Fraud Examiner of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners in the US and was a member of the Compliance working group of the Institute of Public Auditors (IDW), which developed Auditing Standard 980 (Auditing Compliance Management Systems).
Dr. Heissner is visiting lecturer at the European School of Management and Technology (ESMT), Berlin and at the Hessian Police Academy, Wiesbaden.
Clients of Dr. Heissner and his teams are mid-size and large companies as well as public administrations and governments.
Water Witness International
Dr Nick Hepworth is Director of Water Witness International, a leading action research and advocacy NGO working for a fair water future. He has worked to support improved water governance around the world for over 20 years, and now leads Water Witness’s efforts to improve accountability and impact in the sector through working with communities, governments, and corporations. Nick has been at the forefront of corporate engagement and collective action on water, as founder of the Alliance for Water Stewardship, and the Corporate Water Research Network, and as co-author of the CEO Water Mandate’s Principles for Responsible Business Engagement on Water, and their more recent Integrity Guidelines. He has designed, led and evaluated multiple collective action initiatives around the world, with a particular focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Nick is also a Research Fellow at the University of East Anglia, and advises organisations including WWF, DFID, WaterAid, IFC, Diageo, Olam, M&S, Danone and GIZ.
Group Director, Advocacy and Research
Robin Hodess is the Group Director for advocacy and research at Transparency International (TI), responsible for TI’s global corruption measurement tools and outreach to a range of international organisations and stakeholders. Robin recently joined the Open Government Partnership as a civil society Steering Committee member and represents TI on the Basel Institute’s International Centre for Collective Action Advisory Committee. Prior to joining Transparency International, Robin developed a programme on economic globalisation for the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs and ran projects on international security policy at the Center for War, Peace and the News Media at New York University. She has taught media and politics at the Free University of Berlin and the University of Leipzig,. Robin holds a PhD and MPhil in International Relations from Cambridge University (UK) and a BA in History from the University of Pennsylvania (USA).
Andreas C. Hoffmann
General Counsel and Head of Legal and Compliance
Dr. Andreas C. Hoffmann is General Counsel of Siemens AG since January 1, 2014. He started his career at Siemens AG in 2008 as General Counsel Industry Sector.
Prior to joining Siemens, Dr. Hoffmann was for three years General Counsel Germany and Lead Lawyer Commercial Finance Europe of GE. Before, he was partner of various international law firms focusing on Private Equity and M & A.
Dr. Hoffmann received his doctoral degree in law at the University of Frankfurt and his Master of International Law at the University of Miami.
Angela Joo-Hyun Kang
Founder and Executive President
Global Competitiveness Empowerment Forum
Ms. Angela Joo-Hyun Kang is Founder and Executive President of Global Competitiveness Empowerment Forum (GCEF), a nonprofit organization and research institute registered under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of Republic of Korea, with 25 years of experience in private, public, and nonprofit sectors as an expert in promoting responsible business conduct.
In the private sector, she has worked in PR, sales and marketing fields at Clarins Korea and South Korean IT companies. She was a non-executive advisor to the newly integrated Samsung C&T's CSR committee (2015) and a B20 Infrastructure Task Force member during Chinese G20 presidency (2016).
In the public sector, she undertook several roles such as an evaluation group member of State Owned Enterprises and governmental organizations of the Ministry of Strategy and Finance (2012-2014), a regulation reform committee member of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (2012-2016), an advisor to the Global CSR Committee of Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency, KOTRA (2013-2015), and an advisor to the Presidential Council of Nation Branding (2009-2010).
Ms. Kang was the project architect of two South Korean collective action initiatives, Northeast Asia Business Integrity School (NABIS www.nabis.kr) and Fair Player Club (www.fairplayerclub.org), and a recommended lecturer of Anti-Corruption & Civil Rights Commission (2015). Also, she is currently a lecturer of the Korea Specialty Contractors Association’s anti-corruption training centre, commissioned by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
She holds a mid-career master’s degree of Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, where she was an Asia Program Fellow of Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government (2007-2008) as well as a Mason Fellow of the Edwards S. Mason Program in Public Policy and Management (2005-2006).
She authored "Global Competitiveness of Innovative Leaders - CSR Strategy and CSV Talent (2015/ Seoul/Starbooks)" and the South Korea section of “The World Guide to Sustainable Enterprise: Asia Pacific Volume (2016/London/Greenleaf Publishing).
Adriana Lagrotta Leles
Adviser to the CEO
Adriana Lagrotta Leles is Brazilian and works as an Adviser for the CEO of SANASA, a leading water supply and sanitation company located in Campinas, São Paulo State. She is a member of the Stakeholder Council of GRI – Global Reporting Iniative, the CEO Water Mandate Steering Committee and also an active member of the Global Compact Brazilian Network Committee. Her main commitment is to share the management of the Movement for the Reduction of Water Loss in Distribution Systems and to lead the GCBNC Working Group of Water.
Adriana has a post-graduate degree from Unicamp Economics Institute in Sustainability Management and Corporate Responsibility and a specialization in GRI – Global Reporting Initiative. Her bachelor’s degree is in Communication/Journalism from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas.
Non-executive Director of the Board
Karina serves on a number of boards and advisory bodies in the UK, Italy and the US, following a 25-year career in finance, where she developed a particular expertise in corporate governance, business ethics and sustainability. She is an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Italian oil & gas company Eni SpA, previously serving on the Control & Risks Committee, and currently on the Compensation Committee and the Sustainability & Scenarios Committee. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Business for Social Responsibility (BSR); the Global Advisory Council of Cornerstone Capital Inc.; The Advisory Council of Bridges Ventures; the Sustainable Development Advisory Panel of SAP; and the Transparency International-UK Advisory Council.
Until 2013, Karina ran the Governance and Sustainable Investment activities of UK asset manager F&C Investments*, focusing on shareholder activism and public policy engagement.
A dual Canadian and French national, Karina holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a BA in Political Economy from the University of Toronto.
* now BMO Global Asset Management, part of the Bank of Montreal
NIF National Infrastructure Development Plc
Daniel Loppert joined NIF ltd, Hungary's largest public investment company, in 2010 as a Communication Director. NIF is responsible for EU funded infrastructure projects, primarily of construction of the main railways and highways in the country. Daniel is responsible for a public realations across a wide spectrum, from daily news requests to public complaints.
Federal Attorney, Responsible of International Corruption
Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland
Walter Mäder is Federal Attorney, Responsible of International Corruption, in the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland. Previously, he worked for several years (2002-2011) as Federal Attorney in the same division. Walter specialized in economic crime with a focus on anti money laundering and foreign bribery cases.
Prior to his work at the Office of the Attorney General, Walter was a joint partner at the Buergi & Mäder law firm in Burgdorf, where his work included both civil and criminal cases as well as advisory in his capacity as public notary.
Walter obtained a law degree from the law faculty of Bern University. He passed the bar exam in 1987 and the exam as public notary in 1995. Furthermore he is a certified mediator since 1992.
Ashutosh Kumar Mishra
Confederation of Indian Industry
Ashutosh Kumar Mishra is Consultant with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for its Project “Promotion and Adoption of Responsible Business Practices by Corporates in India."He is also the former Executive Director of Transparency International India (TII). Ashutosh holds a bachelor’s degree in Mineral Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad (formerly known as Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad), Law Degree from Delhi University and Management in Public Policy from Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad and also has certificate degree in Cyber Laws from The India Law Institute, Delhi and Competition law from Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs. Before joining TII, Ashutosh worked in mining sector and has experience in the area of handling issues related to beneficiation of high ash coal, beach sand minerals and clean coal technologies. His specialization includes working on Public Procurement whistleblower protection cases/programs, handling fraud in corporates, promoting ethical codes of conduct and also conducting various workshops and training programs on themes related to good governance.
Chief Compliance Officer
Dr. Klaus Moosmayer has been Chief Compliance Officer of Siemens AG and head of the global Siemens Compliance Organization since January 2014. Before, he served as Chief Counsel Compliance of Siemens AG since July 2010 and was leading all Compliance Governance functions. From 2007 to 2010 he was the Compliance Operating Officer of Siemens and held 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 studied law at the university of Freiburg/Germany and was trained as an army officer.
Klaus has published extensively on Compliance and white collar crime topics – including Compliance and Anti-Corruption Manuals for companies - and speaks frequently on national and international conferences on Compliance topics. Klaus teaches Compliance at the Bucerius Law School Hamburg/Germany and the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.
He was appointed as Anti-Corruption Chair of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee at the OECD (BIAC) end of 2013.
Head of Public Funds Programs
Transparency International Hungary
Gabrielly Nagy is a lawyer and graduated in 2002 at the Law Faculty of Eötvös Lóránd University of Sciences. Following her studies in Hungary, she obtained a Master in European Studies at the College of Europe. For 10 years, she worked in the public administration, in the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, dealing with EU law related matters in the area of public procurement, company law, and competition law, and the codification of these legal areas. From 2007 to 2009 she was the head of cabinet of the state secretary for civil law matters. For 4 years, she worked in Brussels, at the Permanent Representation of Hungary to the European Union as an attaché for public procurement, company law, and competition. In 2014-2015, she was a lawyer in MFB Hungarian Development Bank Private Limited Company, dealing with the legal aspects of the financial instruments of the European Structural and Investment Funds.
Alliance for Integrity
Noor Naqschbandi is the Director of the Alliance for Integrity, a business-driven, multi-stakeholder initiative to strengthen private sector anti-corruption capacities in the focus countries Brazil, Ghana, India, Indonesia and the respective regions. The Alliance for Integrity is carried out on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. Furthermore, Noor is responsible for the 10th Principle of the UN Global Compact in the German Global Compact Network.
Noor holds a degree in Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. He started working for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in 2009 as an Advisor on Corporate Governance at the Indian Ministry for Corporate Affairs. Later, he held the post of coordinator for an experts cluster on education and governance.
Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics
The Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania
Philip Nichols is a Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His research and teaching focus on corruption and on the changes occurring in emerging economies. He has worked with organizations in more than a dozen countries on issues of corruption and development, and has been a visiting Professor in India, Mongolia, Singapore and South Korea. He has served as the Co-Chair of UN/CEFACT LG (a United Nations expert committee on trade facilitation) and as Co-Chair of the American Society of International Law’s Economic Law Interest Group. He currently serves as the Co-Chair of the ASIL’s Anti-Corruption Interest Group and is President-Elect of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business.
Associate Professor, Director of the post-graduate Program for Integrity Advisers
National University for Public Service, Hungary
Ms Pallai has 30 years of experience in teaching in various university programs and in executive education in Hungary and abroad. Since 2011 she teaches at the National University for Public Service in Hungary. Ms Pallai also has 25 years of consulting experience. During these years, working in 14 different countries, she assisted central and local governments in elaborating comprehensive policy strategies. She has developed expertise in leading diverse teams working on institutional reform, city strategy and multidisciplinary curriculum development.
Recently her interest has focused on public integrity management, and she became the lead expert for the education program of Hungarian civil servants in Public Ethics and Integrity. In 2013 she was commissioned with the setting up of the Center for Excellence in Integrity at the National University for Public Service. In 2014 she developed a curriculum for the post-graduate program for integrity advisors and became the director program.
The Wolfsberg Group
Tracy is HSBC’s Global Head of AML Strategy and Architecture, setting Global FCC’s strategic AML initiatives and the bank’s AML framework to ensure that its Programme is sustainable.
Tracy joined HSBC in 2010 in the Private Bank's Global AML Team in Geneva, where she most recently led the AML team, focusing on Policies, Procedures, Guidance, Risk Assessment and Models and the implementation of Global Standards. Prior to joining HSBC, Tracy worked at UBS, first in Regulatory Strategy & Relations Group, then in the Group Money Laundering Prevention Unit, through 2009 when she was named Global Head of AML Training & Education for Wealth Management.
In addition to her daily responsibilities, Tracy is the Executive Secretary of the Wolfsberg Group, leading the group’s day to day strategy, engagement and outreach, a position she has held since 2003.
Distinguished Inaugural Professor of Collective Action, Business Ethics and Compliance
International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA)
Nikos Passas is Professor of Criminal Justice at Northeastern University, and Distinguished Inaugural Professor of Collective Action, Business Ethics, and Compliance at the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA). He is a member of the Athens Bar and specializes in the study of corruption, money laundering, illicit flows, informal fund transfers, white-collar crime, terrorism, targeted sanctions, organized crime and international crimes. Nikos Passas is the editor of "Crime, Law and Social Change: An International Journal". Since 2005, he has served on the Board of Directors of the International Society of Criminology.
Public Relation Adviser
Thailand Private Sector Coalition Against Corruption
Phisanu Phromchanya is Public Relation Adviser for the Thai Private Sector Collective Action Coalition against Corruption (CAC) and the Thai Institute of Directors (IOD). He is mainly responsible for promoting the anti-corruption initiative and good corporate governance practices in Thailand through conventional and digital media. He has 15 years of experiences in financial journalism, working with reputable news agencies including the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, and Reuters. He has also spent several years as a securities analyst at two foreign brokerage firms in Thailand. Phisanu has a Master's Degree in Economics from Thammasat University and Bachelor in Economics from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. He spent his final year in high school as an exchange student in the U.S., studying at Greendale Highschool in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Chairman of the Board
Basel Institute on Governance
Mark Pieth has been since 1993 Professor of Criminal Law and Criminology at the University of Basel, Switzerland. Having completed his undergraduate degree and his PhD in criminal law and criminal procedure at this university, he spent an extensive period of time abroad, most notably at the Max Planck Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology in Germany and the Cambridge Institute of Criminology in the United Kingdom. After practicing for a time as a private barrister (‘Advokat’), he returned to his alma mater to complete his post-doctoral (‘habilitation’) thesis on sanctioning and other aspects of criminology.
From 1989 to 1993, Prof. Pieth was Head of Section – Economic and Organised Crime at the Swiss Federal Office of Justice (Ministry of Justice and Police). In this role, he drafted legislation against money laundering, organised crime, drug abuse, corruption and the confiscation of assets. As a government official and later as an independent consultant, he also acquired extensive experience in international fora, amongst other things, serving as Member of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), Member of the Chemical Action Task Force on Precursor Chemicals and Chair of an intergovernmental expert group charged by the United Nations with determining the extent of the illicit traffic in drugs.
From 1990 to the end of 2013, Prof. Pieth has chaired the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions, also participating in the Wolfsberg AML Banking Initiative as a facilitator. In spring 2004 he was appointed by the UN Secretary General to the Independent Inquiry Committee into the Iraq Oil-for-Food Programme. In autumn 2008, Prof. Pieth was made a member of the Integrity Advisory Board of The World Bank Group (IAB), advising the President of the Bank and the Audit Committee on integrity issues. More recently, in spring 2013, he was appointed as the Chairman of the Sanctions Appeals Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB). He is the founder and Chairman of the Board of the Basel Institute on Governance (BIG). Prof. Pieth has served as an expert witness in several landmark arbitration cases, namely IPOC (ad hoc tribunal) Fraport/Philippines (ICSID) and Piatco/Philippines (ICC).
Within Switzerland, Prof. Pieth has assumed various presidencies and memberships of national commissions, including the Expert Group of the National Research Programme on Violence and Organised Crime, the Federal Commission on Data Protection in the Medical Profession, the Swiss Federal Gaming Commission and the Consultative Commission to the Federal Administration of Finances on the Prevention of Money Laundering. He continues to consult corporations, international organisations and foreign governments on issues related to governance and to publish extensively in the field of economic and organised crime, money laundering, corruption, sanctioning and criminal procedure. He has formerly served as Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Basel.
Chair of the Board
Construction Sector Transparency Initiative
Christiaan (Chrik) Poortman is Senior Advisor at Transparency International (TI) which is a global coalition against corruption. He is currently the Chair of the Board of the Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST). CoST is a global multi-stakeholder initiative aimed at promoting transparency and accountability in construction of public infrastructure.
Mr. Poortman is a member of the Board of Transparency International USA which is the national chapter of the TI movement in the United States, and a member of the Board of the Partnership for Transparency Fund (PTF) which supports citizens and civil society organizations around the world in their fight against corruption in the public sector.
Mr. Poortman was until 2010 the Director of Global Programmes at Transparency International Secretariat (TI-S) in Berlin – managing and guiding TI’s programme of global priorities in its fight against corruption.
Until 2006 Mr Poortman was working at the World Bank in Washington DC as Regional Vice President for the Middle East and North Africa. Before that, he was Country Director for South East Europe during which time he oversaw the World Bank’s assistance programs in the Balkans, including the post-war reconstruction activities in Bosnia Herzegovina and Kosovo. Much of Mr. Poortman’s early career at the World Bank was devoted to Sub-Saharan Africa in a number of different assignments, including as the World Bank’s Country Manager in Zimbabwe.
Before joining the World Bank, Mr. Poortman worked as an economist in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning in Swaziland.
Afghanistan Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committe
Mark Pyman is a Committee member of the Afghanistan Independent Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee. Appointed by the President, he is deeply involved in efforts to improve governance in Afghanistan.
Prior to his current role, he led a groundbreaking programme at the NGO ‘Transparency International’ on addressing corruption in the military and in the police/security forces. From 2004 to 2015, he led the team’s work in over 30 countries and developed a global index of defence counter corruption capability, including detailed analyses of the defence corruption vulnerabilities of 130 countries. He was instrumental in the negotiations leading to the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (2013) and in influencing NATO policy. He helped to create IFBEC, a collective action initiative for business and ethical conduct across the defence industry globally.
His earlier career was in the energy industry at Shell. He was Chief Financial Officer of major Shell companies in West Africa, China and elsewhere. Other senior roles included Director of Major Change Programmes for Shell across Europe, leading a transformation team of 700.
He holds a PhD from the University of Western Australia, an MSc from Bath University and a first class honours degree from Birmingham University. He has authored or supervised some sixty publications.
Project Director, Integrity Network Initiative
Egyptian Junior Business Association
Qusay Salama is the Project Director of the Integrity Network Initiative, which was launched by the Egyptian Junior Business Association in cooperation with the United Nations Global Compact. The initiative aims for a more effective role for the private sector in the fight against corruption and to advance Collective Action efforts in Egypt. Mr Salama has represented the Initiative and its approach in several international conferences and in public-private dialogues on fighting corruption.
Mr Salama is the founder of Kayan Technologies and has co-founded the Project Management Institute Egypt Chapter where he is now serving as President.
Mr Salama is a certified Project Management Professional and holds a BSc in Computer Science with a minor in business administration and an MSc in Computing from the American University in Cairo (AUC).
Department of Business Administration, University of Zurich
Dr. Stefan Schembera is a Senior Researcher at the Department of Business Administration of the University of Zurich (UZH), where he also completed his PhD with distinction. His research focuses on organizational corruption, corporate social responsibility and the UN Global Compact, and was published in top international management journals such as Business & Society. Besides his academic career, Stefan Schembera conducts corporate sustainability reporting analyses in line with the UN Global Compact principles for BHP Brugger & Partner, Zurich. He has gained international experience during research & study stays in Australia, Canada, France and Germany and conducted a large series of interviews with actors in the anti-corruption field across Switzerland, Germany, Southeast Asia and Australia.
Senior Policy Manager for Corporate Responsibility and Anti-Corruption
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
Viviane Schiavi is a member of the New York Bar, with over 20 years' experience in international commercial law and international policy. Ms Schiavi, a dual French-American national, is a graduate of Bard College and of the City University of New York Law School. She practiced international commercial law in New York City and in Paris before joining the International Chamber of Commerce.
ICC, the world business organization, represents thousands of companies throughout the world. Ms Schiavi is Senior Policy Manger for Corporate Responsibility and Anti-corruption with ICC. She is responsible for managing ICC’s international program in the area of corporate responsibility and anti-corruption, including overseeing the development of ICC’s tools and policy recommendations in the area.
International Forum on Business Ethical Conduct (IFBEC)
Timothy Schultz is vice president, Ethics and Business Conduct for Raytheon Company. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), with 2015 sales of $23 billion and 61,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. Schultz is responsible for developing the company’s Ethics and Business Conduct education programs, conducting investigations of alleged misconduct, and providing counsel to leaders and employees on a wide range of issues. Schultz leads a team of ethics officers who work in the company’s businesses. Schultz currently serves as chair of the International Forum for Business Ethical Conduct, a group of signatory companies that have endorsed the global principles of business ethics for the aerospace and defense industry. He joined Raytheon in 1982. Schultz received a bachelor's degree from Williams College and a Juris Doctor degree from Boston College Law School. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1981.
Director, Centre of Excellence for Governance, Ethics and Transparency (CEGET)
UN Global Compact India
Shabnam Siddiqui is Director, Centre of Excellence for Governance, Ethics and Transparency (CEGET) at UN Global Compact India. Shabnam is an academic practitioner with twenty years of experience in gender, peace and governance work, of which twelve years have exclusively focused on governance, ethics and transparency initiatives and interventions. Shabnam specializes in developing and executing strategic interventions through multi-stakeholder networks, is skilled at training and research and has several national and international publications to her credit.
Berta van Schoor
Technical University of Munich
Berta has recently submitted her doctoral thesis at the Business Ethics Chair of Technical University Munich. In her research she investigated strategies of fighting corruption collectively in sector-specific Coordinated Governance Initiatives. The main focus of her research project has been on identifying potential success factors of these anti-corruption initiatives by means of a qualitative multiple-case study.
Prior to that, she worked as a consultant at the Cologne Business Institute on issues such as Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Corporate Citizenship. As a co-leader of the regional chapter of Baden-Wuerttemberg of Transparency International Germany she regularly speaks on topics like corruption prevention and the role of business in combating corruption. While working on her thesis Berta has also given lectures in business ethics and sustainability management at the Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences and Nürtingen University of Applied Sciences. Berta holds a Master of Science in Innovation Management from the University of Esslingen.
Chief, Social Sustainability, Governance and Legal
UN Global Compact
Ursula Wynhoven is the Chief, Social Sustainability, Governance & Legal for the UN Global Compact, the UN’s corporate sustainability initiative. She is a member of the office’s Executive Committee. The area that Ursula leads includes all the UN Global Compact's social sustainability and governance platforms and workstreams, including on human rights and decent work, gender equality, poverty and inequality, peace, anti-corruption and the rule of law. Ursula also leads legal affairs. Ursula began working with the UN Global Compact in 2002 and as one of the earliest staff members has played an active role in helping to grow the initiative to more than 13,000 signatories in more than 170 countries with a full roster of workstreams advancing virtually all aspects of corporate sustainability. Ursula led the development with UN agency and other partners of many initiatives, including on human rights and labour, women’s empowerment (Women's Empowerment Principles), business and children (Children's Rights and Business Principles), indigenous peoples' rights, and on business and the rule of law (Business for the Rule of Law). Prior to joining the UN, Ursula worked in law firms and government human rights agencies in Australia and the US and worked for the OECD in Paris on the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, the OECD’s corporate responsibility initiative. Ursula has Masters of Law degrees from Columbia Law School, where she was a Human Rights Fellow, and Monash Law School in Australia. She also has Bachelors degrees in Law, Economics and Letters. She is admitted to practice law in jurisdictions in Australia, the US (California) and the UK. Since 2007, Ursula has been an Adjunct Professor in Corporate Sustainability, Business and Human Rights at Fordham Law School and previously taught at the Reykjavik University School of Law. Ursula is a Trustee of the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law at Columbia Law School and a Girl Scout troop leader.
Ethics and Reputation Society of Turkey
Tayfun Zaman is the Founding Secretary General of Ethics and Reputation Society of Turkey, founding director of Turkish Integrity Center of Excellence, editor in chief of INmagazine, and has written four compliance guidebooks. He speaks frequently on topics of business ethics, reputation management, anti-corruption initiatives and the hidden costs of corruption.
Mr. Zaman is a member of B20 Anti-Corruption Taskforce, member of OECD’s Anti-Corruption Advisory Board for Eastern Europe and Central Asia and the regional program director of Global Ethics Network.
He has participated in anti-bribery working groups with the OECD and UNODC.