Ms Brigitte Strobel-Shaw is the Chief of the Corruption and Economic Crime Branch at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. The Branch is responsible for providing policy, normative and substantive support to States for the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, the only global anti-corruption instrument. The Branch delivers technical assistance in various corruption-related thematic areas, such as prevention, education, asset recovery, international cooperation, integrity in the criminal justice system and sports. Prior to this post, Brigitte held several positions in the UN system, both at headquarters and in the field, on issues related to crime prevention and criminal justice, including on organized crime, counterterrorism, juvenile justice and violence against women. Brigitte is a lawyer by training.