Maximilien Roche

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 sector. 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. 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 as Senior Manager Anti-Fraud. In 2017, he joined the World Economic Forum in his current position as Community Manager for the Partnering Against Corruption Initiative. 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.