Sam joined HMRC in 2009 and his career has centred around enforcement and investigation areas, mainly in and around offshore non-compliance, developing operational strategies to tackle high risk areas and then developing plans to implement and deliver. Sam is currently an Assistant Director in HMRC’s Fraud Investigation Service which deploys a wide range of techniques, capabilities and powers (including criminal investigations) to tackle serious tax fraud and money laundering.
Over the last few years he has been the HMRC lead for the Enablers of Criminality Programme and the implementation lead for the Corporate Criminal Offence for failing to prevent the criminal facilitation of tax evasion. Sam also leads on HMRC’s international law enforcement partnership, the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5).
HMRC Lead for Corporate Criminal Offence Tax Evasion