Prof. Sope Williams-Elegbe

Prof. Sope Williams-Elegbe

Deputy Director, African Procurement Law Unit at Stellenbosch University

Anti-corruption specialist and public procurement scholar and consultant with experience in practical and theoretical training and education. UNODC “ethics champion” 2019. Blockchain student and enthusiast.

Keynote and conference speaker and experienced trainer in ethics for both the private and public sector.

Scholar and researcher with over 50 publications, including three books.

Has taught law at the University of Nottingham and the University of Stirling and has been a visiting scholar at the universities of Cape Town, Stellenbosch and Lagos. Also worked in policy formulation and advocacy on ethics, good governance and economics as the head of research at the Nigerian Economic Summit Group in Lagos.

  • Former Member of the World Bank’s International Advisory Group on Procurement (formerly International Technical Advisory Group)
  • Editor of Journal of African Law and African Procurement Law Journal
  • Deputy Director, African Procurement Law Unit, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Member, Beni American University Research & Development Advisory Council.

Specialties: anti-corruption, public procurement law, practice and policy, exclusion and debarment measures, open governance, development procurement, transparency and blockchain.