Sonja Cindori

PhD professor Sonja Cindori is an honorary member of the ICCrA Institute and an expert in Anti Money Laundering (AML). Among other scientific and related achievements in the field of financial law and financial science, has made astonishing scientific career as an associate professor at the Faculty of Law in Zagreb.

Before her scientific career, experience and knowledge in the field of AML, she obtained over the years working at the Ministry of Finance - Office for the Prevention of Money Laundering, as head of the Department for Prevention and before that at the Central Office of Tax Administration. She is a distinguish member of the Academy of Croatian Legal Sciences, Institute ATINER - Athens Institute for Education and Research, and UdEkoM Balkans Serbia.

Within her academic career she has published more than 50 scientific papers, participated in about 40 scientific conferences, and on the area of prevention of money laundering has published a monography Cindori, S. (2010), Money Laundering Prevention System, Faculty of Law, Zagreb and university textbook Cindori at all (2019), Money Laundering System: New Global Security Threats (co-author and editor), Libertin, Zagreb. In the period of year 2015-2018, she conducted a project of the Croatian Science Foundation entitled "Legal and Economic Analysis of Money Laundering Prevention and Financing of Terrorism" UIP-2014-09-5933.

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Drago Kos

Drago Kos is currently Chair of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions, Co-Chair of the MENA – OECD Business Integrity Network and member of the Defence Corruption Monitoring Committee (NAKO). Between 2011 and 2015 he was International Commissioner and Chair of the Joint Independent Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) in Afghanistan. Between 2003 and 2011 he was the Chairman of the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO).

From 2004 to 2010 he was the first Chairman of the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption in Slovenia. Prior to that he was a Deputy Director of the Slovenian Criminal Investigation Directorate and the Head of the Organised Crime Section of the Slovenian Police.

From October 2010 he is a managing partner in R.U.R., LLC, consultancy company, registered in Slovenia (active in the areas of corporate integrity, prevention of corruption, forensic auditing, due diligence, anti-money-laundering, asset tracing and recovery,…).

Sandra Damijan

Sandra Damijan, PhD, CFE is the President of the Slovene Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and ACFE Advisory Council Member. Prior to that she served as Vice President of the ACFE Higher Education Advisory Board and was Fraud Magazine column editor (FraudEDge). Sandra was one of the authors of the Slovenian Corporate Integrity Guidelines.

She worked in both the public and private sectors including big multinational firms, where she led the forensic services practice, fraud investigations and provided consultancy on forensic, risk management and compliance matters. Before that she worked in the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption since 2005, where she was Assistant Head of the Sector for Integrity and was responsible for the investigation of corruption allegations, activities for the prevention of corruption, developing guidelines for integrity plans and developing anti-corruption compliance programs for the public and private sector. She has extensive forensic and other consulting experience in various CEE and CIS countries.

Sandra is lecturer and researcher at the School of Economics and Business at the University of Ljubljana on topics such as corruption and development, fraud examination, forensic accounting, corporate governance, compliance. She holds PhD in Financial Management from the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana.