Experts


1st Panel: Cross-Border Compliance Culture and Governance

Noor Naqschbandi
Alliance for Integrity

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Noor A. Naqshbandi is responsible for the issue of anti-corruption and compliance for the German Global Compact Network (DGCN). In this role he is responsible for the functional design of various learning and dialogue formats, aimed specifically at SMEs. When designing, the DGCN works closely with leading companies in the compliance area and use their experience. Mr. Naqshbandi was instrumental in the development of the "Alliance for Integrity" and currently coordinates the Collective Action initiative. He first worked as a consultant for the issue of corporate governance for the Indian Ministry for Corporate Affairs and is subsequently responsible as a coordinator for an expert cluster in the areas of education and governance.

Dr Wojciech Nagel
Warsaw Stock Exchange

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Wojciech Nagel was the Executive and Supervisory board member of various joint-stock companies in financial sector companies. His research interests include: good practices within the organization, the functioning of financial sectors, annuities. His recent scientific publications are "Compliance in risk management and capital preservation of financial market subjects", "Voluntary employer-provided pension: diagnosis, changing trends". Wojciech Nagel is a member of the Programme Council of “Insurance News", a scientific quarterly magazine issued by the Polish Insurance Association.

Prof. Dr. Bartosz Makowicz
European University Viadrina

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Bartosz Makowicz is a university professor at the Faculty of Law, European-University Viadrina in Frankfurt (O.), Germany. He is co-founder of the Viadrina Compliance Center, which is an interdisciplinary research center and a compliance think-tank. He is a member of the Academic Advisory Council of many compliance associations and journals. Furthermore, Bartosz Makowicz is author of numerous publications about compliance and editor in chief of the journal “COMPLY.”. Bartosz was head of the German delegation in the ISO Project Committee working on ISO 19600 Compliance Management Systems.

Pierre-Antoine Badoz
Orange, France

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Pierre-Antoine Badoz started his career in R&D. After being advisor for the French Minister of Industry, he joined the France Télécom Group, where he was head of Strategy and Finance at the Wholesale division, head of the « Paris la Défense », B2B unit, head of R&D « technology » division, head of FT-Orange Group Public Affairs, Director Orange Est, responsible for Orange operations in Alsace, Bourgogne, Franche-Comté and Lorraine regions from march 2011 and Chief Compliance Officer of Orange Group since October 2014.

Helena Sjöholm
Direndi AB, Sweden

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Helena Sjöholm is a senior consultant in corporate governance and is active in Sweden with services around leading organisations. She is working on the evaluation of the board of directors, internal audit, goalsetting and reviews of business performance. Helena gained experience from the public sector as well as the private sector.

Alain Casanovas Ysla
KPMG Abogados, S.L., Spain

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Alain Casanovas is a partner at KPMG since 2000. Alain has designed and carried out projects to improve internal control over legal compliance and corporate crime prevention. Alain leads and teaches at Compliance Master Degree on Compliance at Universidad Carlos III (Madrid) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in Barcelona. He offered courses related to Compliance to judges and magistrates of the Spanish General Council of Justice.

Philip Brennan
Raiseaconcern Ltd., Ireland

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Philip Brennan is founder and Managing Director of Raiseaconcern.com, a body established in 2012 to advise and assist employers in the prevention, detection, investigation and remediation of workplace wrongdoing.  Philip was Group General Manager of Regulation & Compliance in AIB Group between 2002 and 2011.  Philip recently (2015) retired from the position of Chairman of the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland.  He was President of the Irish Tax Institute in 2005/06.

Anatoly Yakorev
Center for Business Ethics & Compliance, Russia

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Anatoly Yakorev is a Director for the Center for Business Ethics & Compliance (CBE&C), International University in Moscow. He is currently working on the implementation of compliance programs through the Russian Chamber of Commerce, leads the Anti-corruption Charter of the Russian businesses as the Steering Committee member. He took a very active part in the development and launching the first Russian Collective Action, the Russian Energy Compliance Alliance initiative (RECA) that brought together multinationals and Russian companies in the energy area.

Mirko  Haase
Opel Group GmbH, Germany

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Mirko Haase is a Regional Compliance Officer at Adam Opel AG and the honorary president of the Professional Association of Compliance Manager (BCM). He previously worked both as an attorney at an international law firm and later headed the Group Compliance Officer, the Compliance Department of Interseroh SE / ALBA Group.

2nd Panel: Cross-Border Internal Investigation

Geert Delrue
Detective Commissioner, Belgium

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As a Belgian Law Enforcement Officer, with thirty years of experience, Geert Delrue is attached to the Economic Crime Department, section Anti Money Laundering. During his career he published several police manuals, for special types of financial investigations in Dutch, French and English for the use of the local and federal police forces. He is also a regular guest speaker at different international conferences and teaches at different Belgian and foreign universities.

Marcin Szczepański
Siemens sp. z o.o., Balkan Countries

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Marcin Szczepański graduated from Warsaw School of Economics (Master od Economy, Finance and Banking). Since 2006 he is a member of ACCA. Marcin Szczepański is Regional Compliance Officer at Siemens (Warsaw, Poland) since 2012, was Head of Compliance at Siemens (Warsaw Poland) from 09.2009-08.2012, Head of Business Development at Siemens (Warsaw, Poland) from 04.2007-08.2009 and took part in a development program of at the headquarters of Siemens in Munich, from 03.2004-03.2007 Head of Treasury at Siemens.

Nico Zwikker
Zwikker Compliance Associates, The Netherlands

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Nico Zwikker started his career as a lawyer at the Amsterdam bar and after five years of advisory and litigation experience went on to further develop in the banking industry where he has been active for twenty five years. Nico’s experience in compliance, reputation and regulatory risk management overarch a wide range of businesses and business risk profiles. He was one of the founding fathers of the Netherlands Association for Compliance Officers and chaired the association for a number of years. He won the 2009 Netherlands Compliance Institute award for his contribution to the development of the compliance profession in the Netherlands.

Dr. Raluca Oprisiu
STALFORT Legal. Tax. Audit, Romania

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Dr. Raluca-Isabela Oprișiu, LL.M. heads the STALFORT office in Sibiu since 2009. Dr. Oprișiu speaks German, English and French and deals mainly with complex matters of corporation stock and corporate law, law on renewable energies and environmental law. She has been involved in recent compliance investigations for two different Romanian subsidiaries of German companies.

Dr. Eckert Gottschalk
CMS Hasche Sigle, Germany

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Dr. Eckert Gottschalk specializes in national and international mergers and acquisitions, compliance, closed-end funds and investment trusts. He represents German and international corporations. Eckert Gottschalk joined CMS Hasche Sigle in Hamburg in 2006 and is a member of the Corporate/M&A practice group. Before he started practicing, he served as a Joseph Story Research Fellow at Harvard Law School and as a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg. Certified lawyer for commercial and corporate law.

3rd Panel:  Cross-Border Compliance Standardization

Dr. Rainer Markfort
Dentons, Deutschland

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Dr. Rainer Markfort is a corporate partner in the Berlin office of Dentons. He focuses on advising corporates in critical situations. He supports companies’ management in internal investigations and in setting up compliance management systems. Rainer has years of experience in advising on the restructuring and refinancing of companies. His practice covers insolvency advice to creditors, shareholders and management as well as developing and implementing insolvency plans, further advising on MBO and M&A transactions.

Dr. Barbara Neiger
neiger.C advisory e.U.

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Dr. Barbra Neiger is consultant and founder of neiger.C. advisory e.U. in Wien, Austria. She was managing partner and co-founder of ICARG Serice GmbH. Barbara Neiger is advising organisations and giving lectures on developing, implementing and continually improving compliance/anti-corruption management systems. Prior to current activities, for more than 20 years she was working in senior and chief executive positions in the banking sector in the CEE region. During this time, in addition to market responsibilities (retail, corporate banking/corporate finance, treasury), she was also responsible for risk management, legal, compliance and internal audit sectors.

Dr. Daniel Lucien Bühr
Ethics and Compliance Switzerland

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Daniel Lucien Bühr is co-founder and Vice-Chairman of “Ethics and Compliance Switzerland” (ECS), an independent non-profit association, which promotes ethical leadership and organisational integrity in all organisations. He is partner at LALIVE Attorneys at Law, Geneva/Zurich/Doha. He advises and represents clients in domestic and international internal and external regulatory and criminal investigations and regularly reviews corporate risk and compliance management systems. Until 2011 he held different legal and compliance positions in-house.

Michael Kayser
Idox Compliance, Switzerland

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Michael Kayser is a seasoned professional with over a decade experience in high-stakes, mission critical technology based services. A veteran of the e-learning and assessment industry, where he worked in a number of geographies, he leads market leading compliance services provider Idox Compliance now. Michael has been a member of the technical committee ISO/PC 271, which developed the ISO Standard 19600 Compliance Management Systems, in particular focusing on its applicability to medium-sized organisations. His credo is the provision of affordable, adequate and sustainable compliance services and measures, rooted in the organisation’s principles and values.

Dr. Oskar Filipowski
KGHM Polska Miedz SA, Poland

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Dr Oskar Filipowski is a university teacher, legal counsel and coach and an author of numerous publications on competition law. During his career he worked in the private sector, banking industry, now responsible for compliance in KGHM Polska Miedź S.A.
Prof. Dr. Peter Fissenewert
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Prof. Dr. Peter Fissenewert is a partner at law firm hww Rechtsanwälte. He specialized on consulting companies and entrepreneurs, associations and institutions in all corporate law matters. One major consulting focus is manager liability and corporate compliance.

 

4th Panel: Cross-Border Anti-Corruption

Ingrid Leonard

Outreach & Liaison – Anti Bribery, International Corruption Unit, National Crime Agency, UK

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Ingrid is the Anti-Bribery Outreach lead on the International Corruption Unit, a unit she helped to set up. Ingrid has been with the NCA since its inception, having joined Interpol London under NCIS in 2004. She has worked in a number of roles during her law enforcement career, including immigration, trafficking in human beings, international fugitives and intellectual property crime.  She was seconded to the Interpol General Secretariat in Lyon for three years, where she worked as a crime intelligence officer, analyst and coordinator of transnational law enforcement interventions.

Christine Uriarte
Anti-Corruption Division at OECD

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Christine Uriarte is a Senior Legal Analyst at the Anti-Corruption Division of the OECD, where she has worked for 16 years. Her main responsibility is leading reviews by the Working Group on Bribery of implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and related instruments by the 41 States Parties to the Convention. She is the subject matter expert in the Division on corporate compliance, AML/CFT and tax issues. She also contributes to work on corruption related to public procurement and state-owned enterprises. She also contributes to the work of the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group. In addition, she is the manager of the Anti-Corruption Division’s engagement with India, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand.

José F. Zamarriego Izquierdo
Farmaindustria, Spain

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Mr. José F. Zamarriego has a Phd. on Economics & Business Studies by Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Master on Business Administration (MBA) by the University of Wales (Aberystwyth) and General Management Program in IESE Business School. Until February 2004 he was standing professor in Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM. He is Director of Farmaindustria’s Code of Practice Surveillance Unit since 2004, Chair of the Codes Committee, Compliance Committee and Steering Committee of EFPIA.

Marcin Gomoła
T-Mobile Polska SA, Poland

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Marcin Gomoła is a Chief Compliance Officer at T-Mobile Polska. Marcin is also Chairman of Compliance with the AHK Polish-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry and he is a Secretary of the Compliance Committee of the Stock Exchange.
Dr. Werner Grebe
Deutsches Institut für Compliance e.V., Germany

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Dr. Werner Grebe started his carreer in 1988 as inhouse lawyer with Dresdner Bank. In 2003 he became Chief Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer of Dresdner Bank Group. From 2007 until 2009 he worked for KPMG in the field of Forensic Investigations. In 2009 he became Chief Compliance Officer of Deutsche Bahn Group. He left Deutsche Bahn in 2016.Actually Dr. Grebe works as a lawyer with the particular focus on compliance, experienced in building powerful compliance organizations especially in large corporations. He specializes in crisis management of companies with compliance violations and issues of individual liability of organs and executives bodies.