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Elizabeth David-Barrett

Associate Fellow

Liz David-Barrett is Professor of Governance and Integrity and Director of the Centre for the Study of Corruption at the University of Sussex. Her main research interest is in behaviour at the interface of politics and business, both formal and informal. She works particularly on corruption risks arising in public procurement, lobbying and the revolving door, and on bribery in international business transactions. Liz engages widely with anti-corruption practitioners in governments, the private sector, and NGOs and in 2020 chaired the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group’s Academic Roundtable. She is currently a Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Committee on Standards and also advises the UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office on its International Anti-Corruption programme. Liz has a DPhil in Politics from Oxford, an MA in Slavonic and East European Studies from the University of London, and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Oxford).

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