Veronica has almost 20 years of experience investigating, finding and training others on how to prevent and manage fraud and corruption around the world. A sociologist of work and economics with a master in organisational science, she has developed holistic desktop investigative research and analysis tools to explore organisations, business partners, suppliers, customers and key individuals and discover what is really going on at a fraction of the resources normally associated with investigation. Veronica has also worked for several years with the assessment of the effectiveness of organisations’ anti-fraud and corruption programs and is currently completing a PhD degree on that subject.
Nigel has over 25 years of experience investigating and detecting fraud and corruption. A computer scientist and qualified chartered accountant Nigel soon found that his true passion lay in rooting out corruption and fraud. Nigel is also today a qualified dramatist and has written a number of films and plays based on experiences, many of which are used in teaching worldwide. He has written several books and papers, and teaches widely how to defend organisations against the “commercial dark arts”. He is also a fellow of the University of Leicester School of Business.
Martina has a combined Master's degree in Business and Economics (majoring in finance) from the Norwegian Business School (BI) and the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia). Right from an early age she wanted to play an active part in eradicating systematic inefficiencies. She recognized that corruption and fraud is one of the major obstacles to sustainability and growth and was able to apply her passion at Hibis. Martina specializes in identifying red flags of corruption through internal and external analysis, and understanding and investigating them across a wide range of countries and languages-zones.
Asia has an extensive experience in investigating fraud and corruption in various industries, such as oil & gas, shipping, industrial manufacturing, tourism, renewable energy and others. She has always had an eye for detail and a keen interest to find the truth. Asia has a lot of international experience and cross-cultural understanding from living and studying in multiple countries. She found her calling in fraud & corruption prevention and is working as an independent consultant specializing in investigative research.
JAN LUDOLPH ANDERSEN
Jan has performed a number of forensic investigations and fraud detection projects, as well as held courses in red flag detection within fraud and corruption and corporate governance. He holds an MBA and CPA degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen. After spending 4 years as an external auditor he was Chief Financial Officer for 9 years in an international construction company with operations in East Africa. After that he worked for over 20 years as advisor (on, among others, business development, sustainability evaluations, performance audit and background checks) for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NORAD, Embassies and Norfund) and private sector companies operating in East-Africa, The Balkans, Baltic states, Georgia, Sri Lanka, Nepal and the Palestine Territories
Allan’s long experience from 1967 includes UK Customs and Excise Investigations and New Scotland Yard, where he specialized in narcotics and organised crime. Between 1985 and 1997 Allan worked as Deputy Managing Director with Martin Samociuk at Network Security Management Limited, Europe’s leading fraud investigation consultancy. Apart from leading hundreds of investigations and recovery projects throughout the world for both commercial and government clients, he created the highly successful Forensic Laboratories which were eventually acquired by Control Risks Group. Allan has project managed many successful investigations around the world.
John Wallhoff, a computer security and data-analysis expert for many years, develops and implements data models to detect patterns of fraud and corruption. John participates in investigations, leads trainings and supports his colleagues through development of leading edge models to pinpoint patterns of malpractice and unethical business behavior. In addition, John has built information security strategies and contingency plans for a number of companies and as a compliment to fraud detection, develops data-analysis solutions for continuous monitoring of internal controls.
Maurizio has 18 years’ experience in innovation and organisational development in a wide variety of sectors which include telecommunications and technology, banking, retail and consumer products, culture, education and government, in primarily Italy, Switzerland and Brazil. He provides training to achieve fulfilment of goals both at a personal and organisational level. Finding fraud and corruption early, dealing with it responsibly to foster organisational robustness is an important cornerstone of his work today.
Since his first full time job as internal auditor starting in 1975, Richard has accumulated experience in audit, investigation, financial control, and general management. Inquisitive by nature, he knows there is usually more than one right way to do things, and many wrong ways. Richard’s talent for penetrating complexity and understanding his clients’ business processes makes him a valuable resource for assessment, investigation and improvement projects. Richard graduated BSc in Accountancy, and is qualified CPA and CIA.
Ian works with and through leaders to create sustainable and desirable changes for organisations. His first career spanned more than 20 years working on large design and construction projects. He negotiated contracts between oil companies, and engineering/construction contractors, and in this period sat on both sides of the table (but not at the same time!). In the last 16 years, Ian has moved to business consultancy and applied his masters and doctoral degrees to guide, cajole and sometimes bully organisations into making difficult and uncomfortable transitions. Ian has a deep understanding of business, has worked worldwide, lived at times in the Far East and Middle East, and currently resides in Norway.