Pascale Helene Dubois
Sanctions Evaluation and Suspension Officer, World Bank, Adjunct Professor
Lic. Jur., University of Ghent, Belgium; LL.M., New York University
Lic. Jur., cum laude, University of Ghent, Belgium; LL.M., New York University. Professor Dubois is the Evaluation and Suspension Officer for the World Bank....Continue Reading
Lic. Jur., cum laude, University of Ghent, Belgium; LL.M., New York University.
Professor Dubois is the Evaluation and Suspension Officer for the World Bank. In this position, Ms. Dubois suspends and debars firms and individuals accused of fraud and corruption in World Bank-financed projects. Professor Dubois has been involved with the Bank's anti-corruption efforts for close to a decade. Prior to her appointment as Evaluation and Suspension Officer, Professor Dubois managed the Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP) in the World Bank's Integrity Vice Presidency (INT). Before joining INT, Professor Dubois worked for seven years in the World Bank's Legal Department as Senior counsel for the Africa Region. In that position, she provided legal advice in support of a variety of Bank-financed projects throughout the region, with a special focus on private sector development, legal reform and anticorruption initiatives. Professor Dubois came to the World Bank after a ten-year career as a transactional attorney in the private sector, specializing in international mergers and acquisitions and strategic alliances. She has worked for law firms and corporations in New York, Houston, Brussels and Washington, D.C. Professor Dubois speaks frequently to audiences in both the public and private sectors about the World Bank's sanctions process and international efforts to combat corruption and was named by Ethisphere Magazine as one of the "100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics for 2007". For the past three years, she has served as Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Section of International Law's Anti-Corruption Committee. Professor Dubois is a member of the Bars of the State of New York and the District of Columbia. She is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).