2015 ACFE European

FRAUD CONFERENCE

22-24 March 2015  |  London

Keynote Speakers

Cliff Lansley
Director, Emotional Intelligence Academy
United Kingdom

Cliff Lansley is Managing Director of Paul Ekman International plc (PEI) which is owned by the Emotional Intelligence Academy. PEI specialises is using reliable science in developing and delivering programmes in emotional awareness and deception. PEI is the sole authorised provider of training based on the work of Dr. Paul Ekman, and its aim is to spread this fascinating science-based training through a global network of Licensed Delivery Centres and Approved Trainers. He featured as Behavioural Analyst Expert for ITV’s documentary "Lying Game – Crimes that Fooled Britain" and also with BBC. He has worked with police, security and other personnel from military, airport, intelligence and commercial sector organisations in more than 20 countries across all continents. He is part of a team developing a leading-edge SCAnR™ system, designed for real-time veracity judgments

For the last 27 years he has also been a Director and shareholder of Development Processes Group plc. Over this period, Lansley has driven the development of a range of diagnostic, development and coaching processes for managers and leaders. For the last five years he has been researching and developing programmes with Dr. Ekman in the areas of emotional awareness and evaluating truthfulness and deception with published work in this field.

James D. Ratley, CFE
President and CEO, ACFE
United States

James D. Ratley graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. In 1971, he joined the Dallas Police Department as a police officer. He was a member of numerous department task forces which concentrated on major fraud cases. In 1986, Mr. Ratley left the police department to join Wells & Associates where he was in charge of fraud investigations. He handled investigations regarding internal frauds, conflicts of interest, and litigation support. In 1988, he was named Program Director for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and oversaw all aspects of the ACFE's training and education programs. In 2005, Ratley was awarded the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners' Cressey Award, the ACFE's highest honor. He was named One of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting by Accounting Today in 2012, 2013 and 2014 with the magazine praising his leadership in a "changing, growing and evolving" accounting landscape.

Session Speakers

Cedric Bourgeois, J.D., CFE, CPA (F)
Head of investigations, CNIL - Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés
France

Cedric Bourgeois is the head of investigations at the French Data Protection Authority in Paris (CNIL – Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés), where his team of 20 IT experts and legal officers perform compliance audits and investigate allegations of misuse of personal data or breaches of security of information systems. Prior to his position at the CNIL, Bourgeois conducted investigations at the financial regulator AMF (Autorité des marchés financiers), focusing on insider trading and financial misstatements. He started his law enforcement and regulation career in 2007 with the Paris District Attorney’s office as a special assistant, where he contributed to foreign corruption investigations as well as embezzlement and bank fraud cases, among them the Société Générale/Kerviel case.

Michael Comer
Managing Director, Cobasco Group Limited
United Kingdom

Mike Comer is the Managing Director of Cobasco Group Limited, a community of anti-fraud and compliance specialists, which works in mentoring relationships with clients to prevent, detect, investigate and recuperate from corporate fraud. Since 1979, he has worked with hundreds of clients on a wide range of preventive assignments and successfully investigated scores of high profile frauds in Europe, Asia, Africa and in South and North America. He was the founding editor of the Computer Fraud and Security Bulletin which he edited for eight years, and has written nine books on fraud, corruption and forensic linguistics including Corporate Fraud III, Investigating Corporate Fraud and An HR Guide to Workplace Fraud and Criminal Behaviour.

Murray Grainger, G-EMBA
Director, Impact on Integrity Ltd.
Spain

Murray Grainger is the founder of Impact on Integrity, an ethics and compliance leadership consultancy that provides training and advisory services to executives, managers and law students. He is at the forefront of using technology and innovation to engage people and teams on compliance, business ethics, anti-corruption, anti-fraud and other risk-based topics. His practical approach focuses on enhancing integrity programmes to improve competitiveness and profitability. Grainger has extensive international legal and compliance experience, including serving as Head of Airbus’ Ethics and Compliance Programme.

Tim Harvey, CFE
Director of UK Operations, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
United Kingdom

Tim Harvey is a fraud consultant with experience investigating fraud in both the private and public sectors. He joined the Metropolitan Police in 1979 and was a career detective, spending a third of his service at New Scotland Yard’s Fraud Squad and as the Detective Superintendent of the Economic Crime Department, he managed more than 120 investigators. He joined the City of London Police when they obtained government lead status for fraud in 2004. After retiring from the force he became the Director of UK Operations for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners as well as a Justice of the Peace on the bench of Northamptonshire Magistrates Court.

Matthias Kopetzky, CFE, CPA, CIA
CEO, Business Valuation GmbH
Austria

Dr. Matthias Kopetzky is working as a permanent expert witness for the department of justice as well as for private companies and institutions in complex fraud cases. Kopetzky and his team of forensic experts are focused on fraud detection and the handling of big cases with heavy support of specialised IT tools. He lectures at various academic institutions and trains the special investigation units of the Austrian federal police system working on statewide and international fraud cases. Together with Dr. Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA, he is author of the German version of Corporate Fraud Handbook: Prevention and Detection (Wirtschaftskriminalität in Unternehmen: Vorbeugung & Aufdeckung) in its 2nd edition.

Roslyn Lee, ACA
Senior Manager, Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services & Data Analytics, EY
Ireland

Roslyn Lee is a Senior Manager in the Fraud Investigations and Disputes team in EY Ireland. She has more than 14 years of experience in the professional services industry. Having joined EY in 2000, Lee led the audits of a number of large pharmaceutical and technology clients. She specialises in audit risk assessment and the implementation of data analytics for financial audit. She is highly experienced in performing fraud risk assessments and designing data analytics procedures to address those fraud risks. More recently, Lee has also led a number of high profile fraud investigations in the financial services sector, where she used data analytics to quickly develop an understanding of transactions and cash flows.

Sherman R. McGrew, J.D., CFE
Program Analyst, TSA
Netherlands

Sherman R. McGrew entered military service as a Reservist in 1979, retiring as a U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel in 2010. He is a graduate of Army Command and General Staff College and has had three active duty deployments, working extensively with the UK Military and UK Civilian Police Contingent in Basra, Iraq. McGrew retired as a Captain with the Waterbury Police Department in 2009, having also served as a Patrolman, Detective, Sergeant and Lieutenant. He has conducted thousands of interviews with suspects and has lectured on interview and interrogation to the police, military and international audiences. As a detective, he extensively investigated financial crimes, securing convictions while at all times respecting the rights of the accused. He holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Connecticut, a Masters in Forensic Science from the University of New Haven and a Law Degree from The University of Connecticut, School of Law.

Gary Miller, Solicitor, CFE
Partner, Mishcon de Reya
United Kingdom

Gary Miller is an international litigator who has specialized in complex commercial disputes involving dishonesty, fraud and corruption issues for more than 37 years. He founded the Fraud Group at Mischon de Reya, which he led for more than 15 years. He has pioneered the use of injunctions in the arena of asset recovery with particular emphasis on freezing assets, forcing disclosure of financial information and seizing evidence via search orders. He has an in-depth knowledge of the workings of the various offshore banking and trust jurisdictions which are habitually used by parties to conceal their assets. Miller also regularly advises organisations on how to protect themselves from bribery and corruption risks.

Guilhem Ros, CFE, CAMS
Forensic & AML – Manager, Deloitte
Luxembourg

Guilhem Ros is currently a Manager in the Forensic & AML department of an international advisory firm located in Luxembourg. He specialises in anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing assignments. He has led several investigations and AML audits for a wide range of financial institutions across Western Europe. Aside from AML/CTF and fraud investigations, he is a frequent lecturer at Grenoble Ecole de Management on Financial Crimes and at the National Institute of Higher Defence Studies in Paris on Open Source INTelligence techniques.

Shairil Yahya, CFE, FCCA
Senior Manager, Fraud Investigations and Customer Screenings, Philips International B.V.
Netherlands

Shairil Yahya has been specialising in forensic accounting for 12 years and has worked at KPMG, Shell and Philips. Currently, he is a Senior Manager for the Investigation Team at Philips. In addition to managing investigations across various regions with multiple disciplinary teams, he is also involved in developing investigation processes and methodologies. Yahya is now leading the development of e-discovery and data analytics for investigation at Philips.

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