Leadership

 

Chair

Denis Simonneau

Denis SIMONNEAU

Member of the Executive Committee in charge of European and International Relations, Engie - Paris, Chairman of the ICC Commission on Corporate Responsibility & Anti-corruption

A graduate of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (IEP) and the Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA) in Paris, Denis Simonneau holds a Masters degree in Economics.

As a member of the French Diplomatic Service, he served in India (1988- 1989) and South Africa (1993-1996), was Adviser to the Minister of European Affairs, Michel Barnier (1996-1997), Counsellor at the French Permanent Representation to the European Union in Brussels from 1997 to 2001, and was appointed Consul General and Head of the French Trade Economic Mission, specialized in energy, in Houston, Texas (USA) from 2001 to 2005.

Deputy spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs of the French Government from 2005 to 2007, and head of communications during the launch of UNITAID, the agency set up to purchase medical supplies for developing countries, he was then Chief of Staff of the Minister for European Affairs, Jean-Pierre Jouyet, from July 2007 to December 2008, the period of the French presidency of the Council of the European Union. During that time, he also worked as Deputy chief of staff for Bernard Kouchner, French Minister of Foreign Affairs.

In May 2009, Denis Simonneau took up a position within the energy company, GDF SUEZ. He was appointed Diplomatic Adviser to the Group's Chairman and CEO, Gérard Mestrallet. In March 2010, he was nominated Senior Vice President for International Relations. His current position, held since May 2011, is Member of the Executive Committee in charge of European and International Relations for the ENGIE Group (ex GDF SUEZ).

Denis Simonneau is also President of EUROPANOVA, a French NGO specialized in European issues. He is a member of the Boards of the French section of the International Chamber of Commerce, PROPARCO, MEDEF International, and Chairman of "Les Amis de l'Université Française d'Egypte". He is married and has four children.

Immediate Past Chair (until 12 November 2015)

Erik Belfrage

Erik BELFRAGE

Chairman Partner, Consilio International AB, Former Chairman of the ICC Commission on Corporate Responsibility & Anti-corruption

Mr. Erik Belfrage graduated from the Stockholm School of Economics in 1970. Between the years 1970 to 1987, Mr. Belfrage served in the Swedish Foreign Service stationed in i.a. Washington, Bucharest, Geneva, Beirut and Paris.

From 1987 until his retirement in 2011, Mr. Belfrage worked as Senior Vice President at SEB and advisor to both the Wallenberg family and the Wallenberg group of companies.

Mr. Belfrage is co-founder and Chairman Partner of Consilio International AB, an independent strategic advisory firm based in Stockholm Sweden established in 2011. Consilio International works with the management and owners of Swedish multinational corporations, as well as a number of foreign clients interested in the Nordic and Baltic markets, by providing intelligence, advice and relations.

Since 2004 Mr. Belfrage serves as the Chairman of the International Council of Swedish Industries.

Vice-chairs

Francois Vincke

François VINCKE

Lawyer, Member of the Brussels Bar, Vice-Chairman of the ICC Commission on Corporate Responsibility & Anti-corruption

François Vincke is a member of the Brussels Bar, with more than two decades of legal experience, including with Wilkie Farr & Gallagher until 2006. He served until July 2000 as Secretary General of Petrofina - the multinational energy and chemicals corporation.

Mr. Vincke has lead ICC’s Anti-corruption work since 1994. Under Mr Vincke's leadership, the commission rewrote the "ICC Rules and Recommendations on combating Extortion and Bribery" in 1996, and revised them in 1999, 2005, and 2011. Mr. Vincke is the co-editor and co-author of the ICC publication "Fighting Corruption, a Corporate Practices Manual", which was issued in 2003 and is presently being revised.

He has also co-authored a number of books and articles on corporate governance and corporate practice, including “Anti-corruption in Belgium – corporate good practices” “Companies and globalization – opportunities and risks, legal strategies", "Legal tracks I, essays on contemporary corporate and finance law and "Legal tracks, II, Essays on international and domestic contracts and torts".

François Vincke is a renowned international expert on anti-corruption and self-regulation.

Iohann Le Frapper

Iohann LE FRAPPER

Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary, Gulf Bridge International "GBI", Vice-Chairman of the ICC Commission on Corporate Responsibility & Anti-corruption

Mr. Iohann Le Frapper, is the Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary of Gulf Bridge International.

He is also the Vice-Chairman of the ICC Commission on Corporate Responsibility & Anti-Corruption as well as the Vice-chair of the global board of directors of the Washington-based Association of Corporate Counsel.

Mr. Le Frapper occupied several positions at Alcatel-Lucent since 1999 such as global general counsel for the networks business group and regional general counsel for South Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. He also spent several years in Shanghai as General Counsel of Alcatel China with regional responsibilities for the North Asia Pacific Region. He also worked at the holding company of Total, an oil & gas company, supporting corporate and finance projects mainly in Africa and Middle East. Mr. Le Frapper also worked in private practice as a junior attorney at Hogan Lovells in Paris.

Mr. Le Frapper was admitted to the Paris bar in 1993 and holds degrees from McGill University (L.L.M in Comparative Laws-Montreal) and University of Paris (D.E.A. in Business & Tax Laws).

He is a co-author of the ICC Ethics and Compliance Training Handbook and chaired Phase 2 of the RESIST training toolkit co-sponsored by ICC, WEF/PACI, UNGC and TI.

Davinder Singh

Davinder SINGH

Chief Executive Officer , Drew & Napier LLC

Davinder Singh is the Chief Executive Officer of Drew & Napier LLC.

He graduated from the National University of Singapore, and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1983. He was in the first batch of lawyers to be appointed Senior Counsel in Singapore in 1997.

Davinder Singh has litigated cases in the Singapore Courts in almost every area of the law, including landmark cases. He also has an active international arbitration practice involving complex commercial disputes and multiple jurisdictions.

Davinder Singh was named 'Disputes Star of the Year - Singapore' at the inaugural Asialaw Asia-Pacific (APAC) Dispute Resolution Awards 2015. He was the only Singapore lawyer to win the Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession Award at the Chambers APAC Awards 2014, where sources say "The 'Davinder Factor' puts this practice in a different league". He is the only Singapore litigator listed as a "Star Individual" in Chambers APAC 2015 for five years running. At the inaugural The Asian Lawyer Emerging Markets Awards 2014, Davinder Singh was also named 'Disputes Lawyer of the Year' for Southeast Asia and India and described as one "who is feared in Singapore as the city's most powerful litigator" . He also led the team which won the Cross-border Dispute/Litigation of the Year award for its successful prosecution of one of the largest corruption cases in Brunei Darussalam.

Davinder Singh also sits on boards of listed companies.

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