Robert Barrington

Executive Director, Transparency International UK (TI-UK)

Robert joined Transparency International UK in 2008 and was appointed as Executive Director in 2013. His areas of expertise include the Bribery Act, integrity in the private sector and corruption within the UK. Recent projects and publications include ‘Anti-Bribery Due Diligence for Transactions’, ‘Adequate Procedures – Guidance to the UK Bribery Act’ and ‘Corruption in the UK’. He was previously Director of Governance & Sustainable Investment at F&C Asset Management, and CEO (Europe) of the environmental research group Earthwatch Institute. He was a member of the Ministry of Justice’s Experts Group drafting the official guidance on the Bribery Act and formerly a member of the of the UK Government’s Export Guarantees Advisory Committee. He has a degree from Oxford University, where he recently held a 3-year Visiting Fellowship, and a PhD from the European University Institute.