Ed Petry, Ph.D., is senior advisor at NAVEX Global. Ed joined the organization in 2004 after almost 10 years as executive director of the Ethics and Compliance Officer Association (ECOA). Ed served on the Advisory Panel to the U.S. Sentencing Commission, which was responsible for the 2004 revisions. Earlier in his career he was a tenured professor of ethics and a prolific author and researcher. While others may claim to know best practices, Ed’s work with the ECOA and the Sentencing Commission actually helped establish those practices, as well as the standards by which they are measured. At NAVEX Global, Ed applies his more than 25 years of experience to help companies assess their ethics and compliance programs. He has also written many of the most admired codes of conduct for companies worldwide across nearly every industry.