COVID-19 is hitting Latin America while the region-wide anti-corruption push that started around 2015 has lost steam or, in some places, is dangerously receding. In this new scenario, AS/COA and Control Risks are launching the second edition of the Capacity to Combat Corruption (CCC) Index, assessing Latin American countries' ability to detect, punish, and prevent corruption. AS/COA Senior Director Roberto Simon and Control Risks Partner Geert Aalbers will present the index's findings and analyze Latin America's new moment in the fight against corruption.
- Geert Aalbers, Partner, Control Risks @Control_Risks
- Roberto Simon, Senior Director and Head of the Anti-Corruption Working Group, AS/COA @robertosimon
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Partner, Control Risks
Geert Aalbers is a partner at Control Risks, where he heads its Brazil and Southern Cone business and manages complex investigations into fraud, corruption, and other ethics breaches. Aalbers is also a lecturer in compliance and risk management at Insper business school in São Paulo. He is a certified compliance and ethics professional (SCCE), a member of the International Bar Association, and has served as an expert on panels advising the OECD, World Bank, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
Senior Director for Policy and Head of the Anti-Corruption Working Group, AS/COA
Roberto Simon is the senior director for policy and head of the Anti-Corruption Working Group at Americas Society/Council of the Americas and the politics editor for Americas Quarterly. Previously, Simon served as the lead Latin America analyst at FTI Consulting’s Geopolitical Intelligence practice, advising global businesses on key political, economic, and policy challenges in the region.