Sebastian Wegner is Senior Policy Coordinator for Anti-Corruption and Good Governance projects at the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform. He joined the team in May 2015.

Sebastian is an economist with several years of experience working in the areas of anti-corruption, corporate compliance, corporate governance and transparency, incl. beneficial ownership transparency. He has special expertise in conceptualizing and implementing multi-stakeholder initiatives as well as advocacy and country assessment tools.

He has worked in Nigeria to establish a corporate governance rating system. Further, he has contributed to setting up global multi-stakeholder initiatives such as piloting the Alliance for Integrity in India, conceptualizing Transparency International’s BICA – Business Integrity Country Agenda and currently the Fisheries Transparency Initiative as well as Climate Transparency.

Prior to joining the Platform, Sebastian worked for over three years for the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA School of Governance under the Siemens Integrity Initiative on a project on anti-corruption incentives and sanctions for business, and as a freelancer for Convention on Business Integrity, Deutsches Global Compact Netzwerk, GIZ / Alliance for Integrity, Transparency International and the World Bank Group

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Costs of corruption on gender equality, youth development, the environment and security issues in Commonwealth Caribbean countries

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  • security
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Dealing with petty corruption in fishing and small-scale farming

  • natural resources
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Alternative pathways to address impunity in grand corruption cases

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  • grand corruption
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Topic guide on income and asset disclosure

  • asset declaration
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Best practices in business integrity support provided by investment promotion agencies

  • foreign direct investment

Sebastian Wegner


HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform

Professional Title

Senior Coordinator Anti-Corruption and Good Governance projects




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