Speaker – Ms. Bandini Chhichhia


Ms. Bandini Chhichhia
Principal Policy and Ethics
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)


Bandini works within EBRD’s Office of the Chief Compliance Officer (OCCO), which promotes good governance and ensures that the highest standards of integrity are applied to all activities of the Bank in accordance with international best practice. As a Principal for Policy and Ethics, she is part of a team that is responsible for establishing, communicating, monitoring, and implementing fundamental rules regarding the required ethical conduct of those working in the EBRD. She leads OCCO’s mandatory ethical and integrity training strategy – a key measure to ensuring that a proper ethical culture prevails in all of the Bank’s dealings with its clients, sponsors, suppliers, counterparties, and any other stakeholder  with which the Bank interacts. Prior to this, she worked as an in-house legal counsel for the a number of international organisations, both private and public, including the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Development of Law Organization (IDLO), Thermo Fisher Scientific and as a commercial lawyer for Allens Arthur Robinson (now Allens – Linklaters).

Bandini is a lawyer qualified in the state of New of Wales in Australia. She holds a Master of Laws degree in Rule of Law for International Development from Loyola University, Chicago and a double Bachelor of Laws and Commerce degree (Accounting Major with Distinctions) from the University of New South Wales, Sydney.