elena helmer  

Elena HELMER - Director

Elena Helmer (USA) is Director of IACA’s academic programmes. She is a law professor and a practicing lawyer with 20 years of experience in Kazakhstan, Russia, and the United States. Prof. Helmer is an expert and a published author in the field of anti-corruption as well as international business and dispute resolution. For three years, she co-chaired the American Bar Association Section of International Law's International Anti-Corruption Committee with over 500 members in dozens of countries. Prof. Helmer is a graduate of the Kazakh State University Faculty of Law and the Yale Law School.

petra susac   

Petra SUSAC - Project Coordinator

Petra Susac (Croatia) joined IACA and the MACS programme in January 2016 as Project Coordinator. She has been working in higher education administration for the past eight years. Before coming to IACA, Ms. Susac was the Graduate MBA Coordinator at Zagreb School of Economics and Management (ZSEM) in Croatia, where she also served as Marketing Director. Ms. Susac earned her BA in economics and management and her Master of Business Administration from ZSEM.

Khusraw PARWEZ   

Khusraw Parwez - Project Officer

Khusraw Parwez (Afghanistan) serves as the MACS programme Project Officer since July 2015. Previously, he had worked in Afghanistan for Germany’s Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and its predecessor for eight years. Mr. Parwez experience is in project development and management, primarily in the areas of corruption assessment, prevention, process re-engineering, and capacity building. Mr. Parwez is a 2014 graduate of the MACS programme. He also holds a BA in Economics and Statistics from Kabul University.

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