Fabiano Angélico is a researcher at the GRIP (Public Integrity Research Group) and a Ph.D. candidate at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) in cotutelle with the Business Administration School of São Paulo at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV/EAESP) in Brazil. He holds an M.Sc. in Public Administration and Government from the FGV/EAESP in Brazil, with post-graduation studies in Law from the University of Chile and a BA in Journalism from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil).

His research focuses on open data, transparency, open government, accountability, anti-corruption, and anti-money laundering issues. He is particularly interested in the potential and limitations of open data and social accountability in countering corruption and money laundering. He also analyses the impact of grand corruption and money laundering, focusing on reparations via social reuse of the recovered assets.

Before joining USI, Angélico worked at São Paulo City Hall in Brazil and provided consultancy services to different international non-profits (Transparency International, Global Integrity, CiFAR - Civil Forum for Asset Recovery) and multilateral organizations, such as the World Bank, UNODC, UNDP, UNESCO and EUROsociAL (program for cooperation between the European Union and Latin America).

Related Publications

What works in anti-corruption programming: Lessons from the Middle East and North Africa region

  • middle east
  • north africa
  • anti-corruption strategy

Best practices in devolution and decentralisation programmes that may reduce corruption

  • local government
  • decentralisation
  • anti-corruption
  • corruption
  • devolution
  • donor programmes

Best practices in regulation of lobbying activities

  • lobbying

2020 SDG16 Data Initiative Report

  • latin america
  • political corruption
  • citizen trust
  • global corruption barometer

Literature review of impact of corruption on export decisions and FDI

  • foreign direct investment
  • exports
  • trade

Fabiano Angelico


USI - Università della Svizzera italiana

Professional Title





- Access to information

- Open data
- Social accountability
- Grand corruption
- Money laundering
- Asset recovery
- Local government

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