Patricia Harned, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Ethics & Compliance Initiative

The mission of the nonprofit Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) is to empower organizations to build and sustain high quality ethics & compliance programs. As CEO, Dr. Harned oversees all of ECI’s strategy and operations. She also directs outreach efforts to policymakers and federal enforcement agencies in Washington, DC and she speaks and writes frequently as an expert on ethics in the workplace, corporate governance, and global integrity. Dr. Harned advises senior leaders on effective ways to build an ethical culture and promote integrity in organizational activities.