Tilman Hoppe studied law in Germany, the United States, and France. After completing his Ph. D. in 2000, he worked as a judge in civil and criminal matters. For six years, he reorganized a corrupt state-owned bank at the Ministry of Finance and at a private financial firm in Berlin. From 2007 to 2011, he worked for three inquiry committees of the German Parliament. Mr. Hoppe has participated in several evaluations, trainings and anti-corruption projects with the Council of Europe, and since 2011 has been a Long-Term Advisor for the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption project in the Eastern Partnership region. Mr. Hoppe has also served as a short-term expert for the European Commission, UNDP, the World Bank, and others. Mr. Hoppe is author of over 50 law review articles and book chapters. For several years, he has taught law at the Berlin School of Law and Economics, and he regularly participates as a speaker in national and international conferences.