The list of lecturers of the Summer School 2013 is currently being finalized.
Lecturers and guest speakers of the Summer School 2012:
Daniel Kaufmann is a Senior Fellow in the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution. He carries out policy analysis and applied research on economic development, governance, regulation and corruption around the world. He is a world-renowned writer, lecturer and analyst on governance, corruption, and development worldwide, with experience in Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, as well as in industrialized and transition economies. Previously he served as a director at the World Bank Institute, where he pioneered new approaches to measure and analyze governance and corruption, helping countries formulate action programs.
José Ugaz is a senior partner of Benites, Forno and Ugaz, and a leading anti-corruption prosecutor. Ugaz investigated former President Alberto Fujimori and his administration on corruption charges, resulting in cases against 1500 members of the Fujimori network, 120 incarcerations, and the recovery of US$150 million in stolen assets. Ugaz served in the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in El Salvador and was a senior official in the Institutional Integrity Office of the World Bank. In addition to teaching at the Law School of the Universidad Católica del Perú, Ugaz is on the Board of Directors of Transparency International.
Aiga Grisane is a Legal Analyst and Project Manager at Transparency International Latvia / “Delna”. She deals with corruption in the construction and territorial planning sector, good governance, access to information, public procurement, corruption in energy sector, such issues as right to demonstration, youth education, civil society and other. Aiga is an author of several publications and articles. She has also represented Transparency International Latvia in courts.
Carrie Golden is a Manager at Global Integrity (USA). Among other responsibilities, she manages and supports fieldwork for the flagship assessment, the annual Global Integrity Report. Her work includes research design and documentation of new fieldwork methodologies and indicators, analysis and quality control over data and reporting, and leading outreach and dissemination activities. She was the Lead Researcher for the 2011 United States country report. Prior to joining Global Integrity, she worked on international trade and economic development with a state government, as well as anti-corruption and rule of law in Latin America with the American Bar Association. She also has experience working on human rights issues related to health and education. Carrie received her J.D. and M.A. in International Development from the University of Denver and her B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania.
Peter Wilkinson is an independent adviser on anti-bribery. He was senior adviser to Transparency International on the private sector from 2000 to July 2012 and is a senior consultant to Transparency International United Kingdom.
Peter has extensive involvement in initiatives for countering bribery including developing the Business Principles for Countering Bribery, designing and authoring TI private sector tools and co-chairing a Global Compact sub-task force that developed reporting guidance for the 10th Principle against Corruption. Peter is a member of a Global Compact sub-task force currently developing a risk assessment guidance and a UNODC working group developing a handbook on corporate anti-corruption, also a member of the Global Reporting Initiative Society Working Group that produced the Society Indicators for the 2008 GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework (G3) and now currently developing the G4 edition. He is advising FTSE4Good, the SRI Index, on development of its anti-bribery criteria.
Rytis Juozapavičius is a Communication Consultant. From 2007 to 2012 he served as a Member of Chief Official Ethics Commission. From 2004 to 2008 Rytis was a Director of the Transparency International Lithuanian Chapter. He was a TV and radio talk show host at Lithuanian National Public Television and Radio (LRT) from 1994 to 2005.
Laurenellen McCann is the National Policy Manager at the Sunlight Foundation (USA), working to help expand and support initiatives in #opengov and open data outside of the Beltway. Prior to joining Sunlight, Laurenellen worked in public and new media at NPR and affiliate stations. When she’s not fighting for smarter civic data, she’s mashing it up and advocating for (and making) public art. She graduated from Wesleyan University with a BA in Government and a passion for the information commons.
Deborah Hardoon joined Transparency International in February 2011, and is responsible for TI’s three flagship global measurement tools, the Corruption Perception Index, the Global Corruption Barometer and the Bribe Payers Index. Prior to Joining TI, Deborah worked as an Economic Planner in the Ministry of Finance, Lesotho. She has also worked for an NGO in Ethiopia and spent three years as a commercial analyst with BP. Deborah has an MA in Economics from the University of British Columbia, Canada.
Sergejus Muravjovas is the Executive Director of Transparency International Lithuania since 2008 and a member of the Transparency International Board of Directors since 2009. He has been involved in numerous international TI initiatives and has published extensively on transparency, corruption and good governance, and has edited several books on public and private sector accountability. Sergejus has conducted consultancy tasks for the European Commission, UN Development Programme and the UK Department for International Development and holds degrees from University College Utrecht, Leiden and Vilnius Universities.
Elena A. Panfilova is founder and director of the Center for Anti-corruption Research and Initiative Transparency International Russia since 1999. Mrs. Panfilova graduated from the Political History Department of Lomonosov Moscow State University and Diplomatic Academy with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. As a researcher and project manager she worked for the Institute for Economy in Transition, OECD, and other organisations. The main focus of her latest work is the development of anti-corruption strategies for transition democracies, corruption research, anti-corruption and freedom of information legislation drafting, monitoring of the legislation implementation, monitoring and research of political corruption. She is an author of numerous articles and publications. In 2009 she was appointed Member of the Presidential Council on the Development of the Civil Society Institutes and Human Rights.
Roberto Perez Rocha joined TI on October 2003 as Program Manager for the Corruption Online Research and Information System and a few months later was appointed Online Communications Manager. Since January 2006 he is managing the International Anti-Corruption Conference Series. From 2000 to 2003 he lived in Barcelona where he did PhD studies on Political and Social Sciences at the Pompeu Fabra University, participating in various research projects. During this time he did volunteer work for the Catalan Federation for Non Governmental Organizations. From 1993 to 2000 he worked in different areas of the Mexican public sector including the ministries of Social Development, Agriculture & Rural Development and Interior. Roberto holds an MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and a Bachelors degree in Political Science and Public Administration from the Universidad Iberoamericana in México.
Remigijus Šimašius is a Minister of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania. Since 1995 till 2008 he worked in Lithuanian Free Market Institute, where since 2006 till 2008 he held Chairman‘s position. Since 1996 till 2005 he was consulting NGOs on legal questions and in 1999 he published a book on regulation of NGOs in Lithuania and the West. Since 2003 till 2007 R.Šimašius was a Chairman of the Editorial Committee of the scientific journal „Problems of Law“. Since 2002 till 2008 he was a lecturer in the Faculty of Law in Vilnius University.Since 2004 till 2008 he was a board member of Transparency International Lithuanian Chapter. R.Šimašius also participated in the proceedings in various official commissions and works groups on legal, budgetal, social questions.is a director of Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania (it is an anti-corruption agency whose activities are directed towards law enforcement, corruption prevention, anti-corruption education and raising public awareness).
Audrius Šimaitis is a Consultant Cardiologist currently working in the United Kingdom. One of the major reasons of his emigration was the widespread corruption in the Lithuanian healthcare system. It starts from illegal payments to doctors and possibly reaches the highest managerial levels- the heads of the hospitals and national healtcare institutions. He is an author of many publications concerning the healthcare corruption in the national and regional media. Dr. Šimaitis created the plan of the healthcare reform- “Reform based on values”. The idea of it is to shift the management structure from the unilateral management towards a collective management system that involves Hospital Board with real decision powers. The model also entails the empowerment of doctors, nurses and patients regarding the participation in daily running of their work and organization of a healthcare delivery. He is one of the owners and one of the initiators of the new website on medicine- “Vakarų Lietuvos medicina” that also promotes journalism free of corruption.
Radim Bureš graduated at Charles University in Prague in philosophy and economics. Post-doc study visit at St. Antony´s College, Oxford University, and Russell Sage College, USA. Assistant professor at Philosophical Faculty of Charles University. Since 1995 worked for Czech government as a deputy director of the crime prevention department. Short professional training in criminal justice in USA (1997, 1999). Interests in criminology, crime prevention, human rights, prevention of corruption. Extensive international engagement with Council of Europe, UN and EU (Crime prevention Network). Speaker the X. UN Crime Congress in Bangkok in 2005. Participated in international assistance projects in Azerbaijan, Vietnam, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Palestine and Georgia. Since 2008 affiliated with Transparency International – Czech Republic. Published a number of articles in journals and books of papers.
Liga Stafecka is a project manager and policy analyst in TI-Latvia. Liga works with such topics as political corruption, election monitoring, corruption in local municipalities, youth education on anti-corruption issues and other. She has done numerous researches on corruption issues, is author of many publications. At the moment Liga is a manager of parliamentary election project that deals with voter’s memory. In web page www.kandidatiuzdelnas.lv TI-Latvia is providing the voters with detailed information about the cases of corruption in the past, as well as with the profiles of election candidates, where their evaluation on anti-corruption aspect is submitted.
Saulius Urbonavičius since 2012 has been appointed as the 1st Deputy Director of the Special Investigation Service and is responsible for the SIS prosecution on the operational level, disclosure of corruption, and investigations. Saulius Urbonavičius received his Master’s degree from Mykolas Romeris University. Saulius started his professional career in 1994 in the Vilnius Chief Police Commissariat of Organised Crime Investigation Service. Since 1999 he worked in the Lithuanian customs and in 2002 started at the Customs Criminal Service. In 2008 he was appointed as the director of the Service. S. Urbonavičius led the fight against organized crime groups, that smuggle contraband and inflict serious harm on the Lithuanian economy. He organized complex cross-border smuggling investigations and detention operations. For large-scale smuggling detection and interception S. Urbonavičius received the Lithuanian Duke Gediminas Order of the Cross.
Anne-Christine Wegener has managed the Defence and Security Programme at Transparency International UK since February 2009. Along with managing the programme, Anne-Christine leads on the Self-Assessment Process with nations. Anne-Christine holds a Magister Artium (German Master’s equivalent) in North American Studies major, with minors in political science and international law, from Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn, Germany. Her dissertation was titled ‘American Security and Energy Policy in Central Asia.’ Prior to joining TI she worked in international development at InWEnt (now GIZ) on capacity building in security, and on social and environmental issues at Friends of Europe in Brussels. She also has several years of private sector experience, having worked for Bayer AG, and for a leading language software company.