Glenn T. Ware, Esq. is a Principal/Practice Group Leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and leads the Anti-Corruption & Corporate Intelligence Practice for the U.S. firm. He also founded PwC’s Anti-Corruption Centre of Excellence – the first of its kind private sector organization dedicated to collecting and promulgating best practices in anti-corruption for the public and private sectors. For clients, he directs a diverse group of over 50 interdisciplinary investigative, forensic, technology, and intelligence professionals that offer the full spectrum of anti-corruption services across all business sectors – both public and private. Mr. Ware is an international lawyer by training. Prior to coming to PwC, he served as the Chief Investigative Counsellor to the President of the World Bank Group where he was a chief architect and directed the anti-corruption investigative function across the entire Bank portfolio. While at the Bank, he ran the Africa Investigative Unit for five years before being promoted to Chief Counsellor. He has lived and worked extensively overseas in Africa, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Europe and Latin America, assisting private and public sector clients navigate the complex business, ethics and legal challenges in emerging and post conflict markets. He led the establishment of PwC's office in Iraq, and established and led the PwC response team for President Bill Clinton following the devastating earthquake in Haiti to ensure money was used for its intended purposes.
Mr. Ware serves a variety of industry sectors across the globe - addressing a full range of corruption challenges. He is a “board room level advisor” to these companies in helping them address a variety of complex compliance and regulatory challenges. On top of Mr. Ware’s recognized anti-corruption expertise, he has deep experience in international and national security matters following 26 years of government experience as a senior Navy Officer with the Office of Judge Advocate General. He holds an active top secret security clearance and sits on the leadership steering committee of PwC’s Threat Management Groups and has worked for various U.S. and foreign government agencies. Mr. Ware has been retained by former and current heads of State, a Nobel Prize winner and current and former cabinet level officials in the United States and abroad.
Mr. Ware has lectured at professional and academic forums, including the American Bar Association, International Bar Association, Harvard Law School, Georgetown Law School, the Joint Vienna Institute, U.S. State Department, the Pentagon, the EU, OECD, The World Bank Group, Inter-American Development Bank, Naval War College, National War College, Air War College, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, J.F. Kennedy School of Government, and numerous institutions and professional forums around the world.
Mr. Ware holds an LLM from Harvard Law School. He is extensively published and quoted as an authority in the media in the areas of fraud and anti-corruption, corporate intelligence, national security, and international governance. He is a member of the ABA National Security Law and International Law sections. He sits on the World Economic Forum's Task Force for Anti-Corruption (PACI), Transparency International USA's Corporate Counsel Forum, and was recently selected by the OECD as a participant for their site inspection of the United States compliance with the OECD Convention against Corruption. In addition to Haiti, Mr. Ware spends a considerable amount of time in Iraq advising the Kurdistan Regional Government on governance issues.