Patrice Poitevin is a 35 years veteran of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, where he was the subject matter expert on Anti-Corruption and compliance for the RCMP. He retired in October 2017. He has also worked on organized crime and white-collar crime investigations. He is an internationally recognized expert on anti-corruption, ethics and compliance and is sought as a speaker, lecturer and trainer on anti-corruption, ethics, compliance, fraud and money laundering. Mr. Poitevin also has extensive experience in program development and capacity building.
His experience, expertise and passion for anti-corruption, ethics and compliance led him to develop and become the co-founder of the Canadian Centre of Excellence for Anti-Corruption (CCEAC). The CCEAC is a university-based entity focussed on sharing best practices and assisting public and private organizations tackle corruption, compliance and ethical issues. The CCEAC encourages information sharing and a multi-sectorial approach to finding solutions and assisting public and private organizations while engaging the next generation of leaders to take an active role in tackling the issues and improving the organizational culture by promoting ethical governance and robust compliance measures.