Verity Le Maitre has been a police officer with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) for over 20 years. Her experience includes foreign bribery, fraud, financial investigations, sanctions and proceeds of crime. In 2020, she was a member of the Australian Government’s Commonwealth Covid-19 Counter Fraud Taskforce. An AFP led multi-agency team charged with mitigating serious and complex fraud against the Australian Government COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Measures.
Verity is currently the Team Leader of the AFP’s Corporate Crime and Foreign Bribery Team. She is a member of the Australian delegations to the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions, the APEC Anti-Corruption and Transparency Experts Working Group and APEC Network on Anti-Corruption Authorities and Law Enforcement Agencies. Verity is a passionate advocate for improving Anti-Corruption culture, control measures and enforcement action globally and within the Asia Pacific Region.