Jermyn Brooks is Chair of Transparency International’s (TI) Business Advisory Board and Chair of the Standards Board of AccountAbility. In 2000, Jermyn joined TI as Executive Director and CFO. He was a member of TI’s International Board of Directors from 2003 to 2006.
In addition to overseeing the accounting and fundraising functions of the secretariat, Jermyn became involved in TI's private sector initiatives including the anti-money laundering standards of the Wolfsberg banking group; the Business Principles for Countering Bribery and specific industry-focused initiatives. After becoming a member of the TI Board in May 2003, Jermyn relinquished his executive role in the Berlin secretariat but continues to focus on TI's key private sector initiatives.
Jermyn joined TI after a career with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was elected worldwide chairman of the firm in 1997. In 1998 he played a key role in negotiating the PwC merger and until his retirement in 2000, he oversaw the completion of the merger in some 150 countries around the world. Jermyn also championed the introduction of corporate social responsibility and sustainability issues into PwC strategies and lectured and wrote frequently on these subjects and on the practical implications for the private sector of these challenges to traditional corporate thinking.