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Insider fraud

21 October, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm BST

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Insider fraud

Fraud is often committed by someone on the inside. This might be a trustee, staff member or volunteer. Learn more about how to manage the risk of insider fraud in this informative webinar.

This session will cover:

  • Common risks and warning signs
  • The role of ethics, culture and governance
  • Basic pre-employment and in service checks
  • Creating an environment where raising concerns is acceptable


David Carter Head of Global Counter Fraud, British Council (chair)

David is head of global counter fraud at the British Council and an advisory committee member of the anti-fraud charity, Fraud Advisory Panel. He is also  chair of the UK Charities Against Fraud Group which brings together charities and other not-for-profits with an active interest in sharing good fraud prevention practice. David has worked within the charity sector for the past seven years and prior to that spent 14 years as a police officer.

Asha Hussein Abdullahi Global Fraud Director, Save the Children International

Asha Hussein Abdullahi is a CFE with over 10 years of experience in Investigations, Risk Management and Compliance. She is the Global Fraud Director for Save the Children International leading a team of 10 staff covering 5 regions (Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle East and Eastern Europe, West and Central Africa and East and Southern Africa. She leads on the implementation of the Fraud Strategy of the Organization and is also responsible for the Incident Management process in Save the Children International.

Tracey Carpenter Insider Threat Proposition Manager, Cifas

Tracey is an Insider Threat Proposition Manager at Cifas and has a background in detecting and investigating internal fraud as well as looking at internal fraud from a strategic perspective. She also has experience in online banking and cheque fraud but it is internal fraud where her passion sits. Tracey works to equip Cifas members with all the tools they need to combat the insider threat and ensures that they are aware of where the risks lie within their organisation, especially with the transition to home working.

Elizabeth Gardiner Chief Executive, Protect

Elizabeth is Chief Executive of the UK’s whistleblowing charity, Protect. She joined the charity as Legal Officer in 2018 and has experience both in advising whistleblowers on Protect’s Legal Advice Line and providing training and consultancy to employers seeking to improve their whistleblowing arrangements. Elizabeth is an employment solicitor with a previous career in policy and Parliamentary campaigning.

Andrew Watson Global Head of Anti-Corruption, Oxfam GB

Andrew is the Global Head of Anti-Corruption for Oxfam GB. Prior to Oxfam, he led Transparency International’s work to tackle corruption in the defence industry, defence ministries and the global arms trade. Andrew has a law enforcement background having served as a detective with the Metropolitan Police where his final posting was with Scotland Yard’s Anti-Corruption Command. He has investigated a wide range of acquisitive, sexual, violent, financial and drug related crime. He has advocated for and advised on anti-corruption in the public, private and third sectors. Andrew co-authored ‘Out of the Shadows – promoting Openness and Accountability in the Global Defence Industry’ and at Transparency International, led the team which designed the methodology for the 2019 Defence Companies Anti-Corruption Index – a best practice guide to anti-corruption in the defence sector.

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21 October, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm BST
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Fraud Advisory Panel
+44 (0)20 7920 8637
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