For more than 40 years, as a journalist, as a World Bank senior official, as an anti-corruption civil society leader, and as a top level advisor to financial institutions, Frank Vogl has been engaged with global economics, banking, governance and anti-corruption. Frank is President of Vogl Communications, Inc., which has provided advice to leaders of international finance for more than two decades.
Frank is the co-founder and former Vice Chairman/Advisor to the Managing Director/Member of the Advisory Council -- Transparency International (TI) and the co-founder/Vice Chairman -- Partnership for Transparency Fund. Founded in 1993, TI today is the world's largest anti-corruption organization, operating in more than 100 countries. Frank has written and lectured extensively about corruption across the globe.
For more than 15 years, Frank Vogl have been associated with the New Israel Fund -- the leading civil rights and social justice foundation supporting organizations across Israel in support of democracy and human rights. Frank is an advisory council member of the United Nations Association of the Greater Washington Metropolitan Area; he is a former Board member of the Ethics Resource Center; and he is a member of the Wisemen public relations association.
Vogl is coauthor with financier James Sinclair of BOOM: Visions & Insights for Creating Wealth in the 21st Century. His latest book is Waging War on Corruption: Inside the Movement Fighting the Abuse of Power. In Waging War on Corruption, Frank shares a history filled with stories of heroes and victims of corruption. He chronicles the successful campaigns by enormously courageous civil society activists, journalists, and public prosecutors and explains the crucial challenges that now must be confronted.
Frank Vogl's career commenced as a Reuters reporter in London and Brussels in 1967. In 1970 he became the Economics and Business Correspondent for The Times of London, a post he held until 1981. Vogl was Director of Information at the World Bank from 1981 to 1990.