Prof Liz David-Barrett
Head of the Global Programme on Measuring Corruption, International Anti-Corruption Academy Head of the Global Programme on Measuring Corruption at the International Anti-Corruption Academy. Professor of Governance and Integrity, University of Sussex.
About this speaker
Professor Liz David-Barrett is Head of the Global Programme on Measuring Corruption at the International Anti-Corruption Academy. She is on leave from the University of Sussex, where she is Professor of Governance and Integrity and was previously Director of the Centre for the Study of Corruption. From 2010 to 2014, she was a Research Fellow at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Prof David-Barrett has been researching corruption for 20 years, with special interests in political corruption, public procurement, business integrity, and the role of transnational networks in countering corruption. She has published her research in top-tier academic journals including Governance, World Development, and the Annual Review of Political Science. Keen to ensure that academic research and evidence feeds into policy, she engages widely with policy-makers and practitioners and chaired the first Academic Roundtable of the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group in 2020. She has advised several governments on anti-corruption policy as well as training anti-corruption professionals, working with private-sector organizations , and authoring several reports for Transparency International; she was formerly chair of Spotlight on Corruption, a UK-based anti-corruption NGO (2019-22). She has a D.Phil, MSc and BA from the University of Oxford, and an MA from the School of Slavonic and East European Studies.