• #IAPH2023
  • 31 October – 2 November 2023 | Abu Dhabi, UAE

Cecilia Müller Torbrand

Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN)


Cecilia leads Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN), a global business network working toward the vision of a maritime industry free of corruption that enables fair trade to the benefit of society at large. She was one of the front drivers for MACN establishment in 2011. MACN has under Cecilia’s leadership grown significantly, won multiple awards, and is considered to be one of the pre-eminent examples of collective action to tackle corruption.

Cecilia is an experienced anti-corruption expert with 15 years of expertise in the compliance field. She has multinational experience within shipping and trade and has been responsible for anti-corruption efforts globally; trained management and Captains worldwide; implemented whistle blowing systems; rolled out country-specific anti-corruption campaigns, and conducted risk assessments, audits, and misconduct investigations. She has led and initiated public private partnerships to tackle corruption globally including Nigeria, Egypt, Ukraine, India and Argentina. She has been awarded “Compliance Officer of the Year” by the C5 Women in Compliance Awards and is a regularly invited anti-corruption expert by various stakeholders e.g., UK House of Lords and Transparency International.

Cecilia is a member of the B20 Task Force for Integrity and Compliance and is a member of WEF’s Partnering Against Corruption Initiative. She is a guest lecturer at the World Maritime University and International Anti-Corruption Academy.

Sessions With Cecilia Müller Torbrand

Wednesday, 1 November