Patrice Poitevin is the Co-Founder and Senior Advisor for Strategic and International Development for the Canadian Centre of Excellence for Anti-Corruption (CCEAC). Mr. Poitevin is a 35 years veteran of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and retired in October 2017 where he was the subject matter expert on Anti-Corruption and compliance for the RCMP. He has also worked on drugs, organized crime and white-collar crime investigations. He is an internationally recognized expert on anti-corruption, ethics and compliance and is sought as a speaker, lecturer and trainer. Mr. Poitevin also has extensive experience in program development and capacity building.
He is a frequent guest speaker at anti-corruption conferences and events and is a guest contributor on various publications and blogs. He lectures on anti-corruption issues to business and law students at various universities and is the co-founder of the Global Anti-Corruption University Project (GAUP). Mr Poitevin was part of the Canadian project committee (PC278) involved in the development of the ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery management system standard and the UN Global Compact Network Canada Working Group that created the Anti-Corruption E-book. He also advises private and public organizations on the implementation of the ISO 37001 standard and is on the Canadian ISO Technical Committee (ISO/TC 309) for the development of a whistleblowing program standard.