Research Staff

Fredrik Eriksson

Senior Program Adviser (U4)

Lawyer focusing on effective change approaches to reduce corruption

Mr. Eriksson is a lawyer with extensive experience from private sector research, policy analysis, evaluations, strategy development, and other consultancy work. Most of his work has related to anti-corruption and governance, while working in the public, private and voluntary sectors. He has worked for a wide range of different national and international institutions, including development agencies, NGOs, INGOs, IGOs, think tanks, private companies, research institutions and governments.

He is currently Local Research Correspondent on Corruption for the European Commission.

Mr. Eriksson’s professional profile and research interests include:

  • Private sector anti-corruption (compliance; CSR; privatised compliance: P2P Codes; due diligence; risk management; triple advantage supply chains; COSO; anti-trust/competition regulations; MNC influence on business environment and societal norms)
  • Contextual governance innovation (co-creation; hybrid institutions; network governance; incentives realignment mechanisms: social impact bonds, corporation typologies, new business models, monitoring, measurement and reporting)  
  • Systemic change approaches (social transformation management; systems analysis; collective action; collective impact; collective action accountability frameworks; technology-facilitated change and coordination; real-time evaluation)
  • The relationship between institutions, power distribution and enforcement (norm change and enforcement; political economy analysis; political settlements framework; collective action problems; trust)
  • Patronage-based policies (normative expectations and sustainable patronage relationships; patronage accountability mechanisms; developmental leadership; efficiency; cooperation mechanisms; disruptive factors that influence patronage; history of transitions)    
  • Long-term transition strategies and their trade-offs(social, economic and institutional transformations)
  • Innovation labs (testing of evidence- and co-creation-based ideas and their assumptions)