Dr. Claire A. Daams MA LL.M. is a Swiss lawyer, admitted to the Dutch bar (1998) and holds law degrees from several European universities, as well as a doctorate in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure from the University of Basel (2003). She was in private practice in the Netherlands for 9 years as a lawyer and tax advisor/consultant, before serving as senior researcher and lecturer at the law faculty of the University of Basel and assistant to the President of the OECD’s Working Group on Bribery. From 2003-2015 she was a federal prosecutor in the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland, with responsibility for complex and multi-jurisdictional cases of international bribery and corruption, money laundering, fraud and other financial crimes. During this period, she represented the OAG at the OECD's Working Group on Bribery, was elected its vice-chair and chaired its law enforcement committee. In January 2016, she joined the Basel Institute on Governance as Head of Legal and Case Consultancy of the Institute’s International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR). Together with her staff, she advised developing and transitional countries in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Eastern- and South-Eastern Europe on investigations of transnational cases of bribery, corruption and money laundering with a view to recovering assets related to these crimes. She teaches mutual assistance law at the University of Bern since 2009. She joined Monfrini Bitton Klein on 1 July 2017 and is registered by the Geneva Bar Commission as a lawyer from an EU/EAA Member State authorised to practice in Switzerland under her home title (Advocaat at the Netherlands Bar). She speaks Dutch, English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.