Mr. Flemming Denker obtained his Master’s degree in Law from the University of Copenhagen in 1971.  Right after graduation, he got employment at the Ministry of Justice where he worked for ten years as the Head of Section.  The most significant part of Mr. Denker’s employment history was dedicated to the Office for Serious Economic Crime in Denmark where he worked for almost thirty years at first as a prosecutor, then as the Deputy Chief Prosecutor and Deputy State Prosecutor.  While working at this Office, Mr. Denker considered major economic and financial crime cases, including various corruption-related offenses.  Overall, Mr. Denker spent over forty years working in the public service sector in Denmark.

Throughout his career, Mr. Denker has also been a member of several international anti-corruption organizations.  Particularly, he has been the Head of Danish delegation in GRECO and a member of Implementation Review Group, monitoring the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption.  He has also been an evaluation expert with regards to monitoring of the Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions (OECD).

After his retirement in 2012, Mr. Denker has held various consultant and advisor positions in Denmark, as well as in the EU and Council of Europe institutions dealing with corruption risk assessment and economic crimes prevention.