Leonard F. McCarthy

Leonard F. McCarthy
  • Vice-President, Integrity
    World Bank

BA, BJuris and LLB. Former: Director of Public Prosecutions, South Africa; Head, Directorate of Special Operations (DSO), South Africa, specializing in crime analysis, investigation, prosecution, forensic accounting, asset forfeiture and civil litigation. With the World Bank: 2008, Vice-President; heads the Integrity Vice-Presidency (INT), whose mandate it is to anticipate, detect, deter and prevent fraud and corruption in Bank Group-supported activities; has spearheaded significant operations and organizational changes with INT that have increased its capacity to address fraud and corruption in a more concerted manner (increased cooperation efforts with international stakeholders to facilitate information sharing and joint action with other compliance and investigating institutions); INT's Preventive Services Unit analyses insights gained from investigations and disseminates good practices to other Bank staff and governments in the form of structural precautions, fiduciary mechanisms, detection tools and sound advice.