On 10 December 2013, Ms Pascale Hélène DUBOIS gave a presentation followed by a debate at the Natolin campus of the College of Europe. The title of the presentation was: "The World Bank Sanctions System & Anti-Corruption Efforts". Ms DUBOIS is Chief Suspension and Debarment Officer at the World Bank and Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University.
Pascale Hélène DUBOIS is the Chief Suspension and Debarment 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. Ms DUBOIS has been involved with the Bank’s anti-corruption efforts for close to a decade. Prior to her appointment as Chief Suspension and Debarment Officer, Ms DUBOIS managed the Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP) in the World Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency (INT). She also worked as an operational lawyer advising the Africa region of the World Bank for seven years.
Before the World Bank, she was in private practice for ten years in the USA and Belgium. Ms DUBOIS served as Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Section of International Law's Anti-Corruption Committee from 2010 to 2013 and was recently appointed as Regional Officer for North America by the International Bar Association Anti-Corruption Committee. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and also an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center, where she teaches a course on international anti-corruption. Ms DUBOIS received her Lic. Jur., cum laude, from the University of Ghent, Belgium, and her LL.M. from New York University.