The TRACE International Board is comprised of executive-level business and compliance professionals and distinguished attorneys in the field of anti-bribery. Learn more about board members below:
Chief Legal Officer
Bapsy Dastur is General Counsel & Chief Legal Officer at Stolt‑Nielsen Limited, a global leader in transportation and storage. As a leader in the field of anti-bribery and compliance for over a decade, she has spoken extensively on diverse issues at industry events, combining practicality with deep governance expertise and anecdotal experience to bring compliance to the forefront of peoples’ minds.
An award-winning Lawyer, Bapsy practices globally across nearly every continent and was named one of the Top 100 Lawyers in the Middle East. Additionally, Bapsy has been a member of the judging panel on the C5 Advisory Board for several international awards for women in the field of compliance.
Bapsy has diverse industry experience honed over a career working with large conglomerates spanning the energy oil & gas, infrastructure, construction, maritime, logistics, banking and financial services sectors. Having in‑depth experience of the challenges businesses face globally across diverse industries, Bapsy is able to harmonise cultural differences and take a holistic view delivering practical and commercial solutions that are unique and far-reaching.
Bapsy is a results driven thought leader across commercial and regulatory areas covering business strategy and execution, corporate governance and enterprise risk management. A passionate mentor, especially for women and young people from emerging markets, Bapsy has played a crucial role in developing and equipping the next generation of compliance professionals.
Andrea Lo Gaglio
Studio Legale Biamonti
Andrea Lo Gaglio is Managing Partner of Studio Legale Biamonti in Rome, Italy and also a Member of the Board of Directors of PLG International Lawyers.
Mr. Lo Gaglio is a corporate and business law practitioner for a wide range of international clients. He has significant experience in compliance, anticorruption and corporate governance on behalf of multinational groups with emphasis on anti-bribery, money laundering, and setting up compliance programs. He currently represents and assists clients in responding to criminal investigations. In this position he also assists international clients in meeting their obligations under international anticorruption instruments and to comply with regulatory aspects of their business.
Mr. Lo Gaglio is a member of the supervisory body as per art. 6 of Decree No. 231/2001 (“Organismo di Vigilanza”) (the body entrusted with the supervision of compliance programs reporting to the Board of Directors) of Italian subsidiaries of multinational groups.”
Assistant General Counsel and International Compliance Officer
Turner Broadcasting Inc.
Lee Nelson is the head of legal compliance for Turner Broadcasting’s businesses across the Asia/Pacific, Latin America, EMEA regions, where Turner operates 170+ channels including CNN International, Cartoon Network, TNT, etc., in 37 languages and over 180 countries. He was appointed in January 2012 and based in London until August 2017, when he relocated to Los Angeles.
Prior to joining Turner, Mr. Nelson worked in Silicon Valley, California with Oracle Corporation and Juniper Networks. Previous to that, Lee was based in Singapore for several years as the Asia/Pacific regional counsel for Onyx Software and later for handheld device-maker Palm. He began his career as an associate at O’Melveny & Myers in Los Angeles, and also served as counsel to a law firm in Tokyo.
Alexandra Wrage is president and founder of TRACE. She is the author of Bribery and Extortion: Undermining Business, Governments and Security, co-editor of How to Pay a Bribe: Thinking Like a Criminal to Thwart Bribery Schemes and What You Should Know about Anti-Bribery Compliance and the host of the training DVD Toxic Transactions: Bribery, Extortion and the High Price of Bad Business, produced by NBC.
Ms. Wrage hosts the popular weekly podcast: Bribe, Swindle or Steal. She is a guest blogger for Forbes and speaks frequently on topics of transparency, good governance and the hidden costs of corruption.
She was a member of FIFA’s failed Independent Governance Committee and has served for four years on the B20 Taskforce on Anti-Corruption, drafting recommendations to G20 leaders to consider in their global economic policies.
Ms. Wrage was named one of the “Canadians Changing the World” by the Toronto Globe & Mail and one of Maryland’s “Top 100 Women” by The Maryland Daily Record. She has been awarded the Women in Compliance “Lifetime Achievement Award for Service to the Compliance Industry.”
Raised in Canada and living now in the United States, Ms. Wrage studied law at King’s College, Cambridge University. She has provided anti-bribery consulting or training in over 130 countries.