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Trustees & Advisory Council

TI-UK Board of Trustees:

{toggle | Shalni Arora}Shalni Arora is a Chartered Accountant and until 2007 was the Finance Director of a successful Biotechnology Company. Having exited the resources-resources-business, Shalni completed a Masters in International Development at the University of Manchester and became CEO of Savannah Wisdom, a charitable foundation. She also holds a degree in Genetics from Cambridge University and commenced her career at Arthur Andersen before moving to AstraZeneca, where she left in 2000 to found DxS, a venture capital backed company specialising in cancer diagnostics. Shalni joined the TI-UK Board in November 2012.{/toggle}
{toggle | Graham Baxter}Graham Baxter is an independent consultant working on a variety of projects in the oil and gas sector and on sustainability and responsible resources-resources-business challenges in all resources-resources-business sectors. He worked for BP for 26 years in a number of roles starting as a geologist with Britoil, then moving through various commercial roles including Chief of Staff at BP Solar. As VP Corporate Responsibility in BP’s HQ, he designed and implemented BP’s CR framework and worked closely with the Compliance team on formulating BP’s Code of Conduct. Graham was a founding Board member of the EITI and represented the company on the working group at TI UK developing the Business Principles for Countering Bribery. After leaving BP in July 2007, Graham joined the International Business Leaders Forum where he worked with resources-resources-business leaders in many sectors on leadership, human rights, anti-corruption and inclusive resources-resources-business programmes. He recently became joint CEO and trainer at EPEX World who run resources-resources-business simulation training for professionals working in the international oil and gas industry.{/toggle}
{toggle | Michael Bowes QC}Michael Bowes is a practising barrister, specialising in complex financial services work, corruption and other financial crime and civil fraud, both in the UK and abroad. He was called to the Bar in 1980 and appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 2001. He has substantial experience of leading large case teams, both for the prosecution and the defence. He is a joint head of Outer Temple Chambers.  He is a Bencher of Middle Temple and a Law Fellow of Goodenough College, London.  He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Blackstone’s Criminal Practice and a contributing editor to Lissack and Horlick on Bribery. He is a regular contributor to seminars on cross-border investigations into bribery and other financial criminal offences. Michael has been involved in Bar corruption-resources-corruption-resources-education over many years, teaching advocacy and ethics to young practitioners.  Michael has a continuing involvement with two charities which focus on helping children within the criminal justice system, the Sieff Foundation and Just For Kids Law.  Michael joined the TI-UK Board in May 2015.{/toggle}

{toggle | Sam Eastwood}Sam Eastwood is a dispute resolution partner based in Norton Rose LLP’s London office. He is experienced in handling a broad range of large commercial disputes for major corporations and financial institutions. In 2008, Sam established Norton Rose Group’s dedicated resources-resources-business ethics and anti-corruption practice, which he continues to head. Sam specialises in anti-corruption issues in connection with companies’ internal compliance policies and procedures, international resources-resources-business transactions and internal corporate investigations. He is experienced in fraud investigation, seeking injunctive relief, and the conduct of corporate investigations. In 2011, Sam was appointed independent compliance monitor to Macmillan Publishers Limited, in which capacity he reports to the World Bank. Sam maintains a central role in the corporate integrity community, having established partnerships with TI (UK), the Institute of Business Ethics and University College London. Sam sits on the Executive Steering Committee of the Centre for Ethics and Law at UCL, of which Norton Rose LLP is a founder member. He is also on the legal advisory board of SAI Global. Sam joined the TI-UK Board in November 2012.{/toggle}

{toggle | Sally Hawkins}Sally Hawkins started her career as an adviser with the Citizens Advice Bureau service and recently returned to her local CAB as a volunteer. In the meantime she has dealt with complaints about public services, including the police, has provided consultancy on equalities matters and served as non executive director on the Boards of a number of national bodies. Sally has an extensive knowledge of regulation and considerable consumer experience gained through a wide range of roles including: acting as Independent Person for Lewisham Borough Council’s statutory procedure for allegations against elected members and previously as independent chair of the Borough’s Standards Committee; being a Member of the General Medical Council where she is part of the working group revising Good Medical Practice, the doctors’ code of conduct; a Member of the Police Complaints Authority, the organisation that preceded the Independent Police Complaints Commission and internal ombudsman for Cambridge City Council, reviewing investigations into complaints against council officers. Sally joined the TI-UK Board in November 2012.{/toggle}

{toggle | Fiona Thompson}Fiona is a board member of several not-for profit organisations involved in international development, sustainability and corruption-resources-corruption-resources-education, including Vice-Chair of CARE International UK, Chair of the Finance Committee of City and Islington Further Education College and Trustee of Forum for the Future. She is a Chartered Accountant, has a doctorate in politics and economics, and as an independent consultant over many years, has advised governments and resources-resources-businesses and conducted academic research on foreign direct investment and government-resources-resources-business relations in emerging markets, particularly in relation to the energy sector. She has lived and worked in Brazil, India and South Africa as well as the UK. She joined the Board in May 2015.{/toggle}

{toggle | Jeff Kaye}Jeff Kaye has been associated with TI–UK since becoming a strategic advisor to the PCOAT project – the forerunner to the Defence and Security Corruption projects around 2002. This paralleled the latter part of a career as a CEO in Aerospace and Defence, IT and M&A with companies such as Schlumberger, Lockheed Martin, BAe Systems, Kingston Communications and Platinum Equity. With a degree in Economics, Jeff qualified as an accountant (FCMA) whilst with BP and had senior finance positions in the semiconductor industry before moving into general management. After 30 years in industry, in 2007 he joined Global Witness (a natural resource-related anti-corruption and conflict NGO) as a Director and in 2011 became CEO for a corruption-resources-corruption-resources-health-related charity. Last year, Jeff set up NFP Advisory and also writes on the sector and on resources-resources-business. He is Chair of Ashmole Academy (the Guardian rates as one of the top nine state secondary schools in England) and is also Chair of Future Brilliance – a charity developing work and entrepreneurship opportunities in post-conflict countries. He has advised CIMA on ethics issues, wrote their guide to the Bribery Act and also worked with TI-UK and other charities to develop the Anti-Bribery Principles and Guidance for NGOs.{/toggle}

{toggle | Natasha Clayton}

Natasha is chief operating officer for Farm Africa and treasurer of Pesticide Action Network UK. Natasha is a qualified chartered accountant with ten years of audit experience at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Leeds. Since then she has worked in Tanzania as Programme Director for Trade Aid, rejoined PwC to set up their climate change practice in Australia, worked as corporate planner for Diabetes UK and run a 12 day festival in the grounds of Clarence House as part of a Prince’s Charities initiative.She lives in Camden where she also acts as chair of CamdenCAN.{/toggle}

{toggle | Tamara Northcott}Tamara Northcott is a Chartered Accountant, qualifying in Sydney, Australia where she worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1996 to 2002. Tamara was the Australian Youth Ambassador for Development to the Philippines from 2002 – 2003, working as a volunteer on a resources-resources-business creation programme in rural areas, with the Philippines Government. Tamara re-joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2004, this time in London where she worked on a range of risk management, internal audit, finance capability development programmes for over 7 years, for a range of FTSE 100 companies and was promoted to Director. Tamara joined Vodafone Group plc in 2011 as the Head of Anti-bribery Compliance to manage their global anti-bribery programme. She has since expanded her role to include the Group Compliance Team and Corporate Secretariat teams. Tamara has represented Vodafone in the Corporate Supporters Forum for Transparency International UK for over 3 years. Tamara joins the TI-UK Board from April 2014.{/toggle}

{toggle | David Nussbaum (Chair)}David Nussbaum joined the Board of TI-UK in 2008, and became Chair in 2012. David has been Chief Executive of WWF-UK since May 2007, and is also a member of WWF’s international Network Executive Team.  Previously he was Chief Executive at the Transparency International Secretariat, based in Berlin, from 2002 to 2007. David qualified as an accountant with Price Waterhouse before moving into venture capital with 3i.  He then worked in manufacturing industry, latterly as Finance Director of the quoted European packaging resources-resources-business Field Group plc through its management buyout and subsequent successful flotation. He joined Oxfam in 1997 as Finance Director and a Deputy Chief Executive, and in 2000 was seconded for six months to head up Oxfam’s operations in India.  Between 1991 and 2006, David was a Non-Executive Director, and later Chair, of Traidcraft plc, the leading UK ‘Fair Trade’ company.  From 2006 to 2014, he was a Non-Executive Director of the quoted private equity fund Low Carbon Accelerator; and a Non-Executive Director, and latterly Vice-Chair, of the Fair Trade finance organisation Shared Interest.David is also a member of the International Integrated Reporting Council, and sits on the Marks & Spencer Executive Advisory Board on Sustainability.  He has degrees in theology from Cambridge and Edinburgh universities, an MSc in finance from London Business School, and an honorary doctorate from Newcastle university.  He and his wife have four adult children, and live in Buckinghamshire.{/toggle}

{toggle | Monty Raphael}Monty Raphael is a solicitor and until 2005 he was Senior Partner at Peters & Peters where his present full time role is Special Counsel. His lifelong specialism has been white collar crime including corruption and money laundering. He is a past Chair of the Anti-Corruption Working Group of the International Bar Association and was the founder of its Business Crime Committee. He is a Director and Trustee of the Fraud Advisory Panel and Honorary Solicitor and Trustee of the Howard League for Penal Reform. Monty has written and spoken widely on corruption issues. He is Visiting Professor in Criminal Law at the University of Kingston and is the author of ‘Blackstone’s Guide to the Bribery Act’. Monty has been a member of TI-UK since shortly after it was formed and he joined the Board in 2006. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel (Honoris Causa) in 2011.{/toggle}
{toggle | Alyson Warhurst}Prior to retiring in December 2014, Alyson Warhurst was CEO and founder of Maplecroft, the leading source of extra-financial risk analysis for the world’s largest multinational corporations; banks and asset managers; governments and NGOs.  Coming from an academic background, Alyson has advised global companies and organisations at board level on issues including: global and political risks, human rights, ethical supply chains, corporate reputation and responsibility.  She is an advisor to the World Economic Forum (most recently the Partnering Against Corruption Initiative) and is on the Board of Trustees at Transparency International UK and a member of the Nominations Committee and Remuneration Committee.  From 1999 to 2009 Alyson was Chair of Strategy and International Development at Warwick Business School, where she won the inaugural Faculty Pioneer “Beyond Grey Pinstripes Award” (called by the FT the “Business School Oscars”), and was Honorary Professor from 2010 to 2015. She is an accomplished speaker at high-level international events and has written several books and more than one hundred articles.{/toggle}

 

TI-UK Advisory Council:

{toggle | Peter Berry CMG (President)}

Peter Berry spent the first years of his career living and working in Brunei, East Malaysia and Indonesia, and subsequently as CEO of a London listed Plantation and Agricultural engineering group with interests in South and South – East Asia, Africa and Latin America as well as the UK. He thus had early exposure to the opportunities for and damage done by corruption.

In 1988 he joined the Crown Agents (CA), a leader in working with governments and aid donors to implement development programmes all over the world.CA was also the largest international public sector procurement organisation and owned a bank and a fund management company working exclusively for governments. CA also led in the delivery of expertise in customs reform and revenue enhancement for countries in development and transition. Peter thus had a great interest in the interface between governments, resources-resources-business and the citizen all areas in which corruption and extortion can, if not prevented, distort and damage lives and relationships.

In 1993 he supported Peter Eigen in the establishment of Transparency International and later joined its International Advisory Council. He has been involved with TI UK since its foundation. He currently chairs its Private Sector and Ethics Committees.

After retirement from CA (of which he was CEO then Chairman) Peter was an independent trustee or director of a number of charities and quoted companies including a major construction company. He was awarded CMG for services to humanitarian aid and the Japanese Order of the Rising Sun for services to international development cooperation.{/toggle}

{toggle | Baroness Chalker of Wallasey (Past President)}In all her Ministerial posts, DHSS 1979-82, Transport 1982 to January 1986, and FCO from 1986, Lynda was asked to explore opportunities to improve governance and administrative capability in the countries she assisted.

From 1986 until 1997 when Lynda Chalker was UK Minister of State at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, holding responsibility first for Europe, Africa and the Commonwealth, then from 1989 for Africa, the Commonwealth and also for Overseas Development, transparency and good governance guidance overseas was a critical part of her work.  

Lynda Chalker has been a member of the Lower and Upper Houses of the UK Parliament for over forty years. She was made a Life Peer in 1992.

Lady Chalker was an adviser to the World Bank and was the first woman to be appointed as a non-executive director of Unilever.  She is a member of the international advisory board of Lafarge et Cie.   Lady Chalker is the Founder and Chairman of Africa Matters Limited, a pan African group of advisers seeking to take investment into African resources-resources-businesses and keep them viable.

She was Chairman of the Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) and of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and is a Founder Trustee of the Investment Climate Facility for Africa (ICF) and of the Global Leadership Foundation as well as being a patron of a number of charities, including the Chalker Foundation for Africa.{/toggle}

{toggle | Paul Batchelor}Paul was appointed chairman of Crown Agents on 1 May 2007 having been a non-executive director of the company since 2006. Paul is a former member of PwC’s Global Management Team, responsible for strategy development. He was a partner in the firm from 1982 to 2004. A development economist by background, he has, as a management consultant, specialised in major international development projects and the reform of public enterprises, public services and public administration. He was Chairman of Oxford Policy Management from 2006 to 2013 and is a Trustee of Water Aid. He is also a director of Abacus Consulting Technology (Pvt) Limited in Pakistan.{/toggle}

{toggle | Lord Bowness CBE DL}Lord Bowness’ biography can be accessed here.{/toggle}

{toggle | Lord Chidgey}Lord Chidgey was appointed by the Coalition Government in July 2010 as Liberal Democrat Spokesman in the House of Lords for DFID and for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (Africa).  He had previously served on the European Select Committee for Foreign Affairs, International Development and Defence from 2006 to 2010 and was the Spokesman for Defence in 2005, having joined the International Affairs team in the Lords following his ennoblement in that year, as Baron Chidgey of Hamble-le-Rice. 

In the Lords as previously in the House of Commons, David Chidgey has pursued his long term interests in Africa.   He was elected Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Africa in October 2014, and also serves as a Vice Chairman of All-Party Parliamentary Groups for, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, The Great Lakes Region, Uganda, and Zimbabwe, among others.  Since 2011, Lord Chidgey has played a leading role in seminars, inquiries, or cross-party parliamentary missions to Mozambique, Northern and Southern Sudan, Rwanda, The Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Africa.  

Lord Chidgey is the Advisory Board Member for the UK Parliament for AWEPA (Association of European Parliamentarians for Africa), a past Chairman of the International Advisory Board for the Commonwealth Policy Studies Unit, a past Advisory Board Member for the United Kingdom Parliament of the Transatlantic Academy.  He is an Advisory Board Member of Transparency International (UK). In 2007, he brought forward a Private Member’s Bill on Corruption, sponsored by Transparency International.  The Bill successfully passed through all its stages prior to consideration in the House of Commons.{/toggle}

{toggle | Laurence Cockcroft}Laurence Cockcroft is a development economist whose interest and commitment to development in Africa has lasted since his first experience in Nigeria as a volunteer (VSO) in 1962.He subsequently worked in Africa for the governments of Zambia and Tanzania and later for the corporate sector (Booker Agriculture), for various international development agencies (FA), World Bank, UNIDO) and for a major UK charitable foundation. He has written and spoken widely on issues in African development and wrote a book on Africa‘s political economy, (Africa’s Way : a Journey from the Past) published in 1990.

Laurence is a founding member of Transparency International and was formerly chairman of its UK chapter, and is now a senior adviser to TI-UK and a member of Transparency International Secretariat. He is the author of ‘Global Corruption: Money, Power, and Ethics in the Modern World’. He was elected to the Membership Accreditation Committee for TI in 2012.{/toggle}

{toggle | Karina Litvack}Karina is a corporate governance and sustainable investment expert with a 25-year career in finance and sustainable resources-resources-business practice.  She currently serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Italian oil & gas major Eni SpA, where she is also a member of the Controls & Risks Committee, the Compensation Committee and the Sustainability & Scenarios Committee.

She also serves on several other boards and advisory bodies, including the Board of Directors of the Revenue Watch Institute, a spin-off of George Soros’ Open Society Institute; the sustainable development advisory bodies of Lafarge, Groupe Danone and SAP; the Board of Directors of the Access To Nutrition Index; and the Transparency International-UK Advisory Council. 

Until December 2012, Karina ran the Governance and Sustainable Investment activities of F&C Investments, a UK institutional investor, where she acted on behalf of client portfolios collectively worth approximately £160 billion, focusing on equity research, shareholder activism and public policy engagement. Prior to joining F&C, Karina managed the redevelopment of derelict inner-city properties for the City of New York, and worked for PaineWebber Inc in corporate finance and private placements. 

Karina holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from Columbia University Graduate School of Business, a BA in Political Economy from the University of Toronto, and a Diploma in Italian Translation and Interpretation from the UK’s Royal Society of Linguists.  She holds French and Canadian nationalities, and is married with three adult daughters.{/toggle}

{toggle | Lord Wills}Lord Wills’ biography can be accessed here.{/toggle}

{toggle | Dominic Martin}Dominic joined Statoil UK in May 2014 after twenty-seven years in the UK Diplomatic Service.  As a diplomat and civil servant, his roles included:  UK Ambassador to the OECD (2008-2011), where he was heavily engaged in the development of the 2010 UK Bribery Act; Director, Prosperity at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (2011-2012), where he was in charge of Economic and Commercial Diplomacy; and Director at the Cabinet Office (2012-2014) responsible for the UK’s Presidency of the G8 on 2013, which focussed on issues of transparency.  He was UK G8 Foreign Affairs Sous-Sherpa from 2011-2014.  Dominic was co-organiser of the second meeting of the Arab Forum on Asset Recovery in 2013 and chaired the Ukraine Forum on Asset Recovery at Lancaster House in April 2014.  During the course of his career, Dominic also served in UK diplomatic missions in Buenos Aires, New Delhi and Washington DC.

Dominic joined the Advisory Council of Transparency International UK in February 2015.{/toggle}

 


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