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Akere Muna

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Akere Muna, founder and former President of TI Cameroon, is a lawyer by training. He is the former President of the African Union’s Economic, Social and Cultural Council (2008-2014), former President of the Pan African Lawyers Union (2006-2014), and former President of the Cameroon Bar Association (1997-2002). In 2007 he was appointed member of the High level Panel on the Audit of the African Union, then Chairperson of the African Union. In January 2010 he was elected to the Panel of Eminent Persons, which oversees the African Peer Review Mechanism for a four year-term. Akere Muna is member of the governing board of the Africa Governance Institute and member of the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa chaired by former South African President Thabo Mbeki. He is currently the first ever Sanctions Commissioner of the African Development Bank. He has served on several national commissions on legal reform and curbing corruption. He has been a consultant for the World Bank, the African Development Bank and many other International Institutions like the International Monetary Fund. He was actively involved in the TI working group that helped draft the AU Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption and authored a guide to the Convention. He was Vice-Chair of the Board of Transparency International from 2005 until 2014. He became Chair of the Council of the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) for six years in 2014.