Co-Chair Working Group Anti-Bribery and WG NGOs and International OrganizationsMaximilien Roche is a senior anti-corruption and internal investigations professional with extensive experience in the private and not for profit sectors.
Maximilien started his career at the Paris office of EY, as an auditor and consultant, specializing in fraud investigations and anti-corruption compliance management in the pharmaceutical industry. In 2011, he moved to the Geneva area to join the Internal Audit Department of the technology multinational STMicroelectronics to create an internal anti-fraud unit.
He joined the World Economic Forum in 2017 and currently holds the position of Compliance Manager for the organization.
He holds a business law degree (Maîtrise) from Université Paris XI, a Master’s degree in Political Sciences from Sciences Po Paris and a MBA from ESSEC Business School in Paris.
He also holds a Master’s degree in accounting and multiple professional certifications including Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional – International and is an alumnus of the International Anti-Corruption Academy in Vienna.
He is also a recurring speaker on the topic of internal investigations and anti-corruption in professional events organized in Switzerland and across Europe and a trainer of internal investigators for the Swiss branch of the Institute of Internal Auditors.