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Mckenzie Lock, Editor

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Mckenzie Lock holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia where she studied Foreign Affairs (with a concentration in African Politics) and Photography.

Frank Vogl, Publisher

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  • Ethics Resource Center - Member of the Board of Directors & founding Fellow of the ERC's Fellows Program.
  • Transparency International - Co-founder, member of the Board of Directors and member of the Advisory Council, former Vice Chairman (1993-2002).
  • Committee for Economic Development
  • New Israel Fund - Member of the International Advisory Council.
  • Partnership for Transparency Fund - Co-founder and Board Director.
  • Wisemen - Member of this association of U.S. PR leaders.
  • World Trade magazine - Contributing Editor.

Frank Vogl, born in London, is a U.S. citizen. He holds a B.A. from the University of Leeds. He is married to Emily Vogl and is the father of Marc and Julia. He is currently the president of Vogl Communications, Inc., based in Washington, D.C.

1990-Present: Vogl Communications, Inc., based in Washington DC, provides public relations and management counsel on issues of global economics, finance and development.
1981-1990: The World Bank Group . Director of Information & Public Affairs. Spokesman for this the world’s largest development assistance organization. Acting Vice President External Relations, 1984-85.
1967-1981: Journalism: The Times (London) – Senior economics journalist for The Times of London: European Business Correspondent (based in Frankfurt, 1970-74); US Economics Correspondent (Washington DC 1974-1981). Frequent comment contributor to U.S. leading newspapers 1977-1981. Previously, with Reuters (London 1967/68 and Brussels 1968-1970).


Author with James Sinclair of: BOOM: Visions And Insights For Creating Wealth In The 21 st Century. Published by Irvin in the U.S. and published in the U.KJ. and Brazil 1996.

Author of : Germany After the Economic Miracle. Published by McMillan in the U.K. 1973 and John Wiley in the U.S. 1974.

Corporate Integrity & Accountability   July 2004, Sage Publications.   Edited by George C. Brenkert of Georgetown University.  Includes Chapter 11, "The U.S. Business Scandals: Perspectives on Ethics and Culture at Home and Abroad," by Frank Vogl

Rising Above Sweatshops: Innovative Approaches to Global Labor Challenges. December 2003, Praeger Publisher . Edited by Laura P. Hartman, Denis G. Arnold and Richard E. Wokutch. Forewords by Ken Block, Frank Vogl and Norman E. Bowie.

Speeches and Articles

The texts of the numerous articles and speeches by Frank Vogl in 2005 and 2004 are available at the links below.

-Business Ethics and Public Interest Address at the IV Global Forum on Fighting Corruption, Brasilia, June 8, 2005

· Ethics, Corruption & Globalization Keynote Address to Goodwill International
June 22, 2003

· Isn't it time for U.S. business to stop paying bribes?Presented to the Ethics Institute, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio. May 13, 2003

· The U.S. business scandals: perspectives on ethics and culture at home and abroad.Presented to the TransAtlantic Business Ethics Conference, Georgetown University, Washington DC. September 27, 2002

· World Business TrendsPlease find here articles and excerpts from speeches in the last two years. (Updated July, 2003)

The UN Convention Against Corruption , in the journal of the United Nations – UN Chronicle, November 2004 in the


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