Transparency International

Transparency International

Member of the board

Susan Côté-Freeman has two decades of international experience in the anti-corruption field. She worked in a variety of positions with the international Secretariat of Transparency International, and was until 2016 the head of the organization’s Business Integrity Program.

During her career with Transparency International, Susan worked for the organization in London, Washington D.C. and Berlin. As Head of Transparency International’s Business Integrity Programme, Susan led flagship projects aimed at raising standards of corporate anti-corruption practice and reporting. She represented Transparency International on global anti-corruption initiatives such as the United Nations Global Compact, the partnering against Corruption Initiative of the World Economic Forum and the B20.

Susan joined the board of Transparency International Canada in 2016 and is past President and member of the board of directors of IMPACT, a Canadian Non-for-Profit organization best known for its groundbreaking work on conflict diamonds.

Susan is currently employed in the Governance, Compliance and Risk group of the Conference Board of Canada where she manages an executive network of some 60 Canadian risk professionals and carries out research in the governance, compliance and risk areas.