Vince O’Brien


Vince is the new Head of Strategy and Change responsible for implementing the reform of the UK Financial Intelligence Unit (UKFIU), stakeholder engagement, communications and strategy and he can be contacted at Vince.O’ He served as an officer in the British Army before joining HM Customs and Excise in 2004.

During his time in HM Customs and Excise, he worked on delivery of legislation and policy in Whitehall and Brussels as well as in a number of operational management roles.  He joined SOCA in 2008.  In SOCA and the NCA, he has managed intelligence, investigative and logistics teams in a number of threat areas including border policing, international and financial crime, leading financial investigation teams working in England, Wales and Northern Ireland







Vince O’Brien
Head of Strategy & Change