Neil is the Director of Rightway Compliance & Fraud Management Resource Centre. He is an accredited counter fraud specialist with over 20 years’ experience across all areas of economic crime but particular specialisms in fraud, bribery and corruption and terrorist financing, as well as due diligence and asset tracing. In previous roles in the legal sector, he established a highly effective special investigations unit and led major fraud, money laundering and asset tracing investigations. He has acted as a policy advisor to central and local government including the development of Recovery of Defence Costs Orders from suspected terrorists and major drugs smuggling and people trafficking cases. His international career has covered public, not-for-profit and private sectors.
He has helped organisations of all sizes and worked across a number of different regulated environments including OFGEM in the Energy sector, the Solicitors Regulatory Authority, The Charity Commission, Gambling Commission, and the Financial Conduct Authority. He has also worked in North America advising on compliance issues relating to the complex mix of federal and state legal and regulatory requirements.
He has more recently led internal audit teams to provide assurance around the adequacy of organisations’ legal and regulatory arrangements as well as successfully using data analytics to help identify fraud and suspicious transactions.