As an anti-corruption expert, Tilman Hoppe has supported reforms in more than 40 countries through projects by the Council of Europe, European Union, GIZ, OECD, TI, UN, USAID, World Bank, and others.
He specialises on a wide range of topics regarding prevention and investigation of corruption, including financial analysis. His primary focus is on asset declarations (financial disclosure) on which he drafted handbooks, practitioner guidance, and regulations; conducted trainings; advised the set-up and implementation of disclosure systems; and lobbied reforms – in Africa, Asia, Europe, and South-America.
Tilman Hoppe has published more than 60 law review articles and book chapters, some of which upper courts and the Venice Commission quoted in their decisions. His contributions to handbooks and international guidance materials concern in particular the areas of asset declarations (financial disclosure), conflicts of interest, integrity testing, lobbying, and liability of legal persons.
He has taught law at the Berlin School of Law and Economics. After completing his Ph.D. in 2000, he worked as a judge in civil and criminal matters, as a manager in the financial sector, and as a senior adviser at the German Parliament.