Founder and Honorary Chair, Transparency International
Dr Peter Eigen has worked in the sphere of economic development for 25 years, mainly at the World Bank, managing programs in Africa and Latin America. In 1993, he founded Transparency International (TI), an NGO promoting transparency and accountability in international development. From 1993 to 2005, Dr Eigen was Chair of the Advisory Council of TI and he is still Honorary Chair. Since 2002, he has been teaching as an Honorary Professor of Political Science at the Freie Universitat in Berlin. Dr Eigen has been a member of Kofi Annan’s Africa Progress Panel (APP) since 2007.