Pascale Hélène Dubois,
Independent International Anti-Corruption Advisor, Public Speaker, Professor, Board Member
Pascale Hélène Dubois is an Independent International Anti-Corruption Expert and Lecturer who has been involved with anti-corruption efforts for over two decades.
She retired from the World Bank Group (WBG) in 2020 where she was the Vice President of the Integrity Vice Presidency (INT), the WBG’s department which investigates fraud and corruption related to WBG-financed projects — in addition to promoting corporate compliance and prevention. Ms. Dubois previously served as the World Bank’s first ever Chief Suspension and Debarment Officer, and prior to that she managed the groundbreaking Voluntary Disclosure Program in INT. She also worked as a lawyer advising the Africa region of the WBG for seven years. Before joining the WBG, Ms. Dubois was in private practice in the USA and Belgium for 10 years.
Ms. Dubois has been an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center since 2009, where she teaches a course on international anti-corruption. She also frequently lectures at other institutions, including at the International Anti-Corruption Academy in Vienna, Austria, and the HEC Business School in Montreal, Canada.
In addition to being a founding member of the Vancouver Anti-Corruption Institute (VACI) Advisory Committee (which works in collaboration with the International Centre for Criminal Law Reform (ICCLR), Ms. Dubois is a member of the Board of Governors of the Washington Foreign Law Society, as well as a member of the Advisory Board to the International Bar Association’s Anti-Corruption Committee. She is also the Co-Rapporteur and a Member of the Steering Committee of the “White Paper on the Fight against Corruption” which will be published on the occasion of the French Branch of the International Law Association’s upcoming 150th anniversary.
She previously served as the Co-Chair of both the International Bar Association’s Anti-Corruption Committee and the American Bar Association Section of International Law’s Anti-Corruption Committee.
Ms. Dubois received the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award for Services to the Compliance Industry, Women in Compliance Awards and was named one of Ethisphere Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics for 2007”.
Ms. Dubois received her Lic. Jur., cum laude, from the University of Ghent, Belgium, and her LL.M. from New York University. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
Kathleen Taylor CM
Former Chair, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), SickKids Foundation and Altas Partners; Vice-Chair, The Adecco Group; Director, CPPIB and Air Canada