Emile van der Does de Willebois
Emile van der Does de Willebois is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist in the Finance and Markets Global Practice of the World Bank and the Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR), a partnership of the World Bank and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Emile began his career working for the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague. Subsequently he worked in private practice specializing in banking and securities law. Emile joined the World Bank’s Financial Market Integrity unit in 2004, and plays a vital coordinating role in all aspects of the unit’s work, including country assessments, delivery of technical assistance, and contributions to international standard setting bodies, particularly on the issues of abuse of legal entities, beneficial ownership and the use of non-profit entities for terrorist purposes. Emile has also worked with a number of Arab and other countries in their international stolen assets recovery efforts.