• ACFE Faculty


    Jonathan E. Turner, CFE, CII
    Vice President, Ethics and Compliance,
    Smith & Nephew


    Jonathan E. Turner, CFE, an experienced ethics and compliance professional, is currently vice president, ethics and compliance for Smith & Nephew, a global medical device and pharma company. He has extensive experience managing complex and sensitive issues, including corporate fraud, employee dishonesty, money laundering, and corporate compliance matters. Turner was educated at Tulane University (B.A., International Relations) and the University of Leicester (M.Sc., Security & Risk Management).

    Over the past 26 years his work with Fortune 500 and other leading companies has led to numerous multimillion-dollar recoveries from fraud and other integrity-related issues. He has been retained to provide expert testimony regarding fraud; on behalf of governmental, public, and private organizations; for matters before U.S. state, federal, and bankruptcy courts, as well as international courts.

    In addition, he is an adjunct professor in the law school at Florida State University and in the Criminology Department of the University of Memphis, as well as a former adjunct lecturer in the graduate business school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Over his career he has lectured around the globe regarding fraud, money laundering, and the investigation of fraud for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the American Society for Industrial Security, CPA Societies, professional groups and private companies. Seen on ABC News and CNN, and in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, he is a commentator on fraud-related topics, including financial fraud schemes, employee fraud issues, and complex fraud schemes, for the industry as well the international media. He is the author of "Money Laundering Prevention: Deterring, Detecting, and Resolving Financial Fraud" as well as more than 40 other articles and book chapters related to ethics, investigations, fraud, and the implementation of systems to detect and deter improper conduct.

    Turner is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and maintains active membership in the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, where he is a Regent Emeritus; the American Bar Association; the American Society of Criminology; and many other professional groups. He serves on the editorial boards of Fraud Magazine and The Journal of Law and Cyberwarfare, and he is an advisor to the audit committees of not-for-profit organizations.