Professor at the department of political science, University of Campinas, Brazil
Since 1995 Bruno W. Speck has conducted research and published books and articles on good governance and corruption, moving from an academic perspective to political strategies for cooperation and reform on a national and international level. Among his main research areas is party and campaign finance as well as government audit institutions. Before engaging as a senior advisor to Transparency International he acted as a Director of Research for Transparência Brasil, an anti-corruption NGO based in São Paulo. He holds a doctorate in political science from the University of Freiburg and was a researcher at the Arnold Bergstraesser Institut (ABI) in Freiburg. He is currently professor of political science at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil and has been a fellow researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg and a visiting professor at the Freie Universität Berlin. Professional expertise includes consultancy for INWENT in Bad Honnef and the Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (both in Germany), the Carter Center in Atlanta (USA) and the Chr. Michelsen Institute in Bergen (Norway).