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Rose Gill

Rose Gill served as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) from 2002 through 2013 and was the longest-serving Commissioner in its 140-year history. Rose’s leadership led to significant increases in DOI’s productivity, including assets recovered for New York City, and a comprehensive corruption-prevention program. In 2013, Rose also helped create the Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity at Columbia Law School, which focuses on accountability in government and municipal jurisdictions throughout the world, and chairs its Advisory Board. Prior to her appointment at DOI, Rose was a federal prosecutor for ten years in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where she served as Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division and Chief of the Crime Control Strategies Unit. She has taught as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law and worked as a litigator in the private sector. Rose is the former Chair of the New York City Campaign Finance Board (2014-2017), a national model for nonpartisan regulation of public financing of campaigns and for voters’ assistance.