Sope Williams has worked as an academic for 22 years in the fields of public procurement and anti-corruption law in the universities of Stirling, Nottingham and Lagos and is currently a professor at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. She co-developed and teaches on the LLM and PGDip in Public Procurement Regulation and Policy at Stellenbosch University. She has an LLM (with distinction) from the London School of Economics (2000), and a PhD in public procurement and anti-corruption law from the University of Nottingham, UK (2011). She brings a diverse perspective to anti-corruption, understanding the social and cultural nuances that hamper anti-corruption measures in especially developing countries.