KOS, Drago

KOS, Drago

Chairman, Working Group on Bribery, Organisation for Economic Co-Operation & Development (OECD)

Mr Drago Kos is currently the Chair of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions, Co-Chair of the Defence Corruption Monitoring Committee (NAKO) in Ukraine, Co-Chair of the MENA-OECD Business Integrity Network, member of International Anti-Corruption Advisory Board (IACAB) in Ukraine and advisor to the Kosovo Anti-Corruption Agency. Between 2011 and 2015 he used to be International Commissioner and Chair of the Joint Independent Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) in Afghanistan. Between 2003 and 2011 he was the Chairman of the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO). Between 2011-2012 he was a special advisor to the Anti-Corruption Agency of the Republic of Serbia. He is also a former member of the Global Affairs Committee of the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL).

Between 2004 and 2010 he was the first Chairman of the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption in Slovenia. Prior to that he was a Deputy Director of the Slovenian Criminal Investigation Directorate and the Head of the Organised Crime Section of the Slovenian Police.

Since October 2010 he has been managing partner in R.U.R., LLC, consultancy company, registered in Slovenia (active in the areas of corporate integrity, prevention of corruption, forensic auditing, due diligence, anti-money-laundering, asset tracing and recovery, etc.).

In 2014 he was leading the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce’s Working Group to produce the first Guidelines on Slovenian Corporate Integrity.

He used to be a soccer player and UEFA/FIFA referee and is now a UEFA/FIFA referee observer.