Since 2013, Anne (1984) is executive director of Transparency International Nederland. Her special interest goes to whistleblower protection, ethical lobbying and (victims of) grand corruption. Between 2013-2015 she combined working at TI-NL with being an assistant professor International Law and Human Rights Law at the University of Amsterdam.

Previously, Anne worked as an attorney at law at Prakken d’Olivieira Lawyers, as part of the section international law and human right law. She was attorney in the Srebrenica case (genocide), the Rawagedeh case (war crimes) and the cases of Nigerian farmers and Friends of the Earth Netherlands against Shell (oil leakages in Nigeria). She further tried cases concerning torture and other human rights violations at international tribunals (HRC and ACHPR).

Anne studied law, and graduated in three masters (Public International Law, Military Law and (Dutch) Criminal Law (cum laude)) at the university of Amsterdam. She further attained a propaedeutics in Latin language and culture. Anne is married and has a son.

Related Publications

Literature review: Accountability and corruption

Overview of corruption risks in the judiciary and prosecution service in Panama

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Brazil: overview of corruption and anti-corruption

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  • Democracy
  • Lava Jato

Anti-corruption and integrity awards

  • behavioural changes
  • awards

Best practices for whistleblowing in sport

  • whistleblower protection
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Anne Scheltema Beduin


TI Netherlands

Professional Title

Executive Director


  • Europe and Central Asia




Dutch laws and policy on lobbying, whistleblowing protection, asset recovery and settlements. Also active in EITI.

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