Barry Rider is a Professorial Fellow in the Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge having taught law in Cambridge since 1976. He holds chairs at a number of other universities including Renmin, China, the Free State, South Africa and London where he was Director of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. He holds doctorates in law from the universities of Cambridge, London, Pennsylvania State and the Free State. He is also a member of the English Bar and a Master of the Bench of the Inner Temple. He has and continues to consult for a number of governments and inter-governmental organisations in the areas of integrity and financial regulation.