About Fredrik Galtung


Fredrik Galtung was the Founder President of Integrity Action, a London-based international NGO that he co-founded with Jeremy Pope in 2003 to help communities fix public projects and services. Integrity Action is a pioneer in Open Beneficiary Feedback. Integrity Action's Community Integrity Building approach has helped people monitor - and fix - hundreds of projects affecting millions of people across more than a dozen countries. Fredrik stepped down from Integrity Action in May 2018.  


Fredrik Galtung is re-defining anti- corruption work from top-down finger pointing to bottom-up promotion of integrity at the community level. 


He has advised ten heads of state and government in Africa, Asia and Latin America, national agencies in Europe, as well as the Council of Europe, the Global Fund to Fight Aids, TB, and Malaria, OECD, UNDP, Unicef, UN Office of Drugs and Crime, UN Secretariat, World Bank, corporations, large foundations and numerous civil society organisations. 

Fredrik is considered a global expert on measurements and metrics pertaining to corruption, fraud and organisational integrity. 

Universities Fredrik has taught and lectured at include American University of Beirut, Bir Zeit, Cambridge, Central European University, Essex, Haifa, Harvard, Hawaii, Hong Kong, Hyderabad, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Insead, London School of Economics, Oxford, Paramadina, Tsinghua, among others.  

He was the first employee and then the Head of Research of Transparency International, where he spent 10 ten years, first in Berlin and then in London. 


He is an Ashoka Fellow.  

  My Expertise


  • Beneficiary Accountability

  • Integrity systems and integrity training, education

  • Anti-Corruption

  • Open Beneficiary Feedback systems

  • Social innovation and citizen engagement

  • Measuring change in governance, accountability, integrity

  • Business integrity and trust innovations