Gillian is Head of the Conventions Programme at Transparency International and works on issues relating to grand corruption impunity, foreign bribery enforcement, asset recovery and international anti-corruption conventions. She has co-authored ten editions of the Exporting Corruption Report, about OECD Convention enforcement, including the most recent edition in 2018. In 2006, she co-founded the UNCAC Coalition, a global civil society network dedicated to implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption, and until 2018 she led the TI team providing its secretariat.
Prior to joining TI in 1997, she worked in range of jobs including as a lawyer in a New York law firm; as a research fellow on international trade law issues at the Freie Universität Berlin; and as as a consultant at the United Nations. She studied law at the University of California-Berkeley and at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and has a BA degree from Oxford University.
Head of the Conventions Programme