The Netherlands

European Prosecutor

 

Photograph of European Prosecutor for The Netherlands Danielle Goudriaan

Daniëlle Goudriaan is a Dutch prosecutor with more than 20 years of experience. Prior to joining the EPPO, she was the national coordinating prosecutor on corruption in the Netherlands at the Special Prosecutor’s Office for Serious Fraud, Environmental Crime and Asset Confiscation. She was responsible for establishing the specialised corruption team within the Dutch Prosecutor’s Office (DPO), and supervised and provided guidance to members of this team on individual cases. This team handles complex bribery cases (foreign and commercial) and supports other prosecutors dealing with these corruption cases. The team exercises the authority on behalf of the prosecutor’s office on the criminal investigations conducted by the Anti-Corruption Center from the Fiscal Intelligence and Investigations Service (FIOD).

As the national prosecutor on corruption, Goudriaan was also responsible for further professionalisation and development of the specialism within the DPO, and was involved in developing policies in this field. Prior to this position, she had been a senior prosecutor for several years and had handled numerous complex fraud and corruption cases. She was also part of the Dutch delegation in the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions (WGB), a member of the Management Group of the WGB and Chair of the Meeting of the Law Enforcement Officials (WGB).