Bartosz Makowicz (*23.04.1981) is university professor at the Faculty of Law, European-University Viadrina in Frankfurt (O.), Germany. He is founder and director of the Viadrina Compliance Center, which is an interdisciplinary research center and a think-tank for Governance, Risk and Compliance. Additionally, he is the owner of the Chair for Polish Public Law, including Commercial and European Law. He is a member of Academic Advisory Councils of many associations and journals like the Professional Association of Compliance Manager. He has been advisor on Compliance to several companies and governments among them the Federal Government of the Federal Republic of Germany. He has been the Head of Delegation of Germany to the ISO Project Committees on ISO 19600 Compliance Management Systems and ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management Systems. He has been recently nominated for the same function to the ISO Technical Committee 309 on ISO “Organizational Governance”. He is founder and Academic Director of the Compliance Academy – a spin-off based in Münster, Germany, which is leading institution offering trainings and workshops on different issues regarding Risk, Governance and Compliance. Furthermore, Bartosz is author of over 100 publications on compliance and editor in chief of the German journal “COMPLY.” His most famous publication is the handbook “Compliance Management” published together with over 35 authors and covering more than 1.500 pages. He gave more than 100 presentations on various compliance issues at national and international conferences and congresses. He was visiting professor at numerous foreign universities among them the Institute for State and Law in Moscow, Thammasat University Bangkok, University of Porto Alegre, University of Warsaw, University of Grand Canaria and many more. Bartosz studied law at the University Münster, Germany and University Paris II Pantheon Assas, France. He obtained his first state examination in Münster and second state examination in Düsseldorf. He gathered his legal experience at civil and criminal courts, law firms and governments. He graduated from additional 2-year special course in common law (in English) at the University Münster. He became his doctor degree at the university of Münster submitting a dissertation on issues related to anti-fraud proceedings and programs within the European Union. Since 2005 he has been on different positions at the University of Münster and mainly involved in founding and teaching within the new interdisciplinary degrees “Law and Economics” and “Law and Politics”, both of them currently leading interdisciplinary courses in Germany. Bartosz speaks fluently English, German and Polish and has a good conduct of French. He lives with his wife and dog in Berlin.