The Centre welcomes Mr. Frank Montil!

Frank MONTIL arrived in Botswana on 10 January 2016 as “Expert in anti-corruption” by joint decision of the Government of Botswana and the Commonwealth Secretariat in London to appoint him.

He will be attached to the Commonwealth Africa Anti-Corruption Centre (CAACC) for an initial period of 12 months.

His major task will be to assist the CAACC with developing anti-corruption training for and with anti-corruption agencies in Commonwealth Africa and promote the Centre as an International anti-corruption training facility.

Work Life:-

Frank MONTIL comes with more than 30 years of international law enforcement, investigation and intelligence experience- having held senior posts with the State Police of Western Australia, with Federal Australian Intelligence, with the United Nations and with the Commonwealth Secretariat.

In 2006, after serving 35 years in the public sector, Frank Montil decided to create his own consulting firm- Hillmont and Associates Pty Ltd. which consequently led him to consult for the New South Wales Independent Commission against Corruption, the Australian Federal Police, the Shanghai Bureau of the People’s Republic of China, and various international banks as well as for international organisations such as DFID, the United Nations and the European Union.

Since 2010, Frank Montil has served two years as Technical Advisor for the Commonwealth Secretariat in Nigeria- with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) - where he developed training in Intelligence-Driven-Investigation Methodology and Discipline (IDIMD) for the investigation of complex corruption, and emerging financial crimes.

He also worked in Nigeria with UNODC for a period of four months to conduct a review of anti-corruption training needs for 17 anti-corruption agencies in Nigeria.

Recently, he was commissioned by UNODC as a member of a research team into the phenomenon of “corruption in sport” with the aim of drafting “standard” investigation techniques in investigating match-fixing and corruption in sport linked to organised and transnational crime.

Frank MONTIL holds a Bachelor of Business (Math and Econs) from John Curtin University of Western Australia, a Law degree (LLB) from MacQuarie University in Sydney and a Master of Laws (LLB) from the University of Sydney and is a member of the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI).