Understanding Corruption Risk in Procurement

Understanding Corruption Risk in Procurement

This presentation will examine the nature of corruption risk within procurement. Beginning with a general discussion of what drives corruption risk in procurement, the presentation will then consider what makes particular procurements riskier in terms of features such as the:

  • type of purchase made
  • applicable market conditions
  • processes used to conduct the procurement
5 MAY 2021
10:30AM - 11:15AM

PRESENTER: Benjamin Marx, Principal Officer - Corruption Prevention , NSW ICAC


Benjamin Marx commenced in ICAC’s Corruption Prevention division in 2006. He has managed or led many ICAC corruption prevention projects, including those on employment screening, invoice payment controls, IT contractors and NGO-delivered human services. Dr Marx has also performed or managed corruption prevention analysis on over a dozen ICAC investigations and has led many internal analyses of ICAC complaint data.

He recently returned to ICAC from an 18-month secondment to Transport for NSW where he was responsible for TfNSW’s corruption prevention program. Prior to working at ICAC, he completed a PhD in Psychology at the University of Sydney that explored some of the cognitive and attitudinal elements of moral reasoning, having previously conducted research on relative risk judgements.





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5/05/2021 10:30 AM - 5/05/2021 11:15 AM

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