Philippe Montigny (FRANCE) President of the ETHIC Intelligence Certification Committee

Philippe Montigny is Chairman of the ETHIC Intelligence Certification Committee and CEO of ETHIC Intelligence, an Anti-corruption certification agency. He has over 15 years’ experience on anti-corruption compliance issues. Philippe is a former member of the Office of the Secretary-General of the OECD where he was involved in the ministerial negotiations that led to the OECD Anti-corruption Convention in 1997. He founded ETHIC Intelligence in 2001 which became in 2006 the first anti-corruption Certification Agency. He participated to the drafting of both ISO 19600 (on compliance) and ISO 37001 (on Anti-Bribery) and served as an ISO liaison Officer for the two standards. He is also President of the anti-corruption Commission of the French Council of Foreign Investors in Africa (CIAN) and member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He lectures at the University of Paris-Cergy Law School.

As a field officer for the UNHCR in Bosnia in 1993, he negotiated transfers of refugees with Serbian, Bosnian and Croatian officials on the frontlines while ensuring that ceasefires were respected and that roads used were free from anti-personnel mines. He initiated the “Paris Declaration for Peace and Democracy”, that was signed in 1994 by personalities of all parties involved in the conflict.