Jermyn Brooks

Chair, Transparency International’s (TI) Business Advisory Board

Jermyn Brooks is Chair of Transparency International’s (TI) Business Advisory Board, Member of TI’s International Board of Directors, Independent Chair of the Global Network Initiative and a member of the Board of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue.

In 2000, Jermyn joined TI as Executive Director and CFO. Jermyn became involved in TI’s private sector initiatives, including the anti-money laundering standards of the Wolfsberg banking group; the Business Principles for Countering Bribery and specific industry-focused initiatives. He was a founding member of the World Economic Forum’s Partnering against Corruption Initiative (PACI) and chaired the 10th Principle Working Group of the United Nations Global Compact between 2009 and 2011. After becoming a member of the TI Board between 2003 and 2006, Jermyn relinquished his executive role in the TI-Secretariat but continued to focus on TI’s key private sector initiatives. He was elected into the Board of Directors for a second term in 2011.

Jermyn joined TI after a career with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was elected worldwide Chairman of the firm in 1997. In 1998, he played a key role in negotiating the PwC merger and until his retirement in 2000, he oversaw the completion of the merger in some 150 countries around the world. Jermyn also championed the introduction of corporate social responsibility and sustainability issues into PwC strategies and lectured and wrote frequently on these subjects and on the practical implications for the private sector of these challenges to traditional corporate thinking.