Alexandra Wrage is the president of TRACE, an international non-profit business association working with companies to raise their anti-bribery compliance standards. She hosts the popular financial crime podcast: Bribe, Swindle or Steal. She is also the author of “Bribery and Extortion: Undermining Business, Governments and Security”, the editor of “How to Pay a Bribe” and the host of the compliance DVD “Toxic Transactions: Bribery, Extortion and the High Price of Bad Business”.
Ms. Wrage was a member of the failed FIFA Independent Governance Committee, and has served as Chair of the Women in International Regulatory Law (“WIRL”) Steering Committee, past chair of the American Bar Association’s Anti-Corruption Committee, and a member of the Working Group for the United Nation’s Global Compact 10th Principle. She speaks frequently on topics of international law, anti-corruption initiatives and the hidden costs of corruption.
Ms. Wrage was named one of nine “Canadians Changing the World” by the Toronto Globe and Mail and one of Maryland’s “Most Admired CEOs” and was given the “Lifetime Achievement Award for Service to the Compliance Industry” by Women in Compliance. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Ms. Wrage, a Canadian, studied law at King’s College, Cambridge University.
Specialties: Anti-bribery compliance, benchmarking, auditing and risk assessments.