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Staying at the Forefront of the Counter Fraud Evolution

Fraud has become increasingly sophisticated and this reality demands that counter fraud professionals change tact and unitarily progress on their use of technology and shared best practice to detect and deter fraud.

Thank you to everyone that joined us at this year's event! Counter Fraud will return to London in February 2021 to usher in a new era of collaboration and learning and achieve excellence in counter fraud practice. Watch this space for more information.

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We’ll be back in 2021 with a better, bolder and more actionable agenda

Being a counter fraud specialist was once all about achieving enforcement success, but now it is also about staying ahead. Today, we need a new kind of intelligent approach; one that is about data-driven decision making and empowers the specialists on the front line.

This supercharged event is the home for all fraud, intelligence, audit, risk, strategy and compliance leaders, working across the public sector. Counter Fraud 2021 promises a practical focus on how you can change your investigative methods, and how you can incorporate technology meaningfully into your fraud detection ecosystem.

The one-day conference provides access to leading, expert speakers and pioneering case studies, providing you with the toolkit to become a leader in the fight against public sector fraud.

To give you a taster of what is to come, topics covered at the 2020 conference included:

Data that delivers
The Technology of Today
Professionalising the Profession
Beyond the Public Sector
International perspectives
Digital Threats

Conference Chair:

Lyn McDonald

Lyn is currently Director of the Cabinet Office's Fraud Error Debt and Grants team. This team, at the centre for government, lead the functions by being a centre of expertise in each area, setting standards and assuring performance. They are helping secure reductions in losses from fraud, bringing in previously unpaid debt and ensuring efficient and effective use of £120bn of grant spending.

2020 Speakers Included:

Lyn McDonald
Strategic Lead for Fraud, Error, Debt and Grant Function
Cabinet Office (Confirmed)
Bozena Hillyer
Director for Counter Fraud, Compliance and Debt
Department for Work and Pensions (confirmed)
Clare Lunn
Head of General Insurance Fraud Committee & Director of Fraud
LV (confirmed)
David Moore
Head of Field Force East, Defence Quality Assurance UK
Ministry of Defence (confirmed)
Jan Sensier
Deputy Director of Strategy and Corporate Service
Office of the Public Guardian (confirmed)
Helen Roberts
Director for Digital
Department for Work and Pensions (confirmed)
Mike Haley
Chief Executive & Board Member
CIFAS (confirmed)
Paul Bradley
Chief Internal Auditor and Corporate Fraud Manager
Durham County Council (confirmed)
Rob Whiteman
Chief Executive
CIPFA (confirmed)


Interesting and informative day at an excellent venue

Fraud Specialist, NHS Business Services Authority

It was a very interesting and engaging event.

Associate Director, Standards for Delivery, Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation

The conference is always a great place to network in order to improve areas of business. It always re-motivates me to return to work and drive the Anti-Fraud message forward for another year. This years was particularly good, the content was relevant and useful. The venue was excellent and the organisation was very good.

Corporate Fraud Team Leader, Plymouth City Council

An enjoyable event with an interesting array of speakers. An essential conference for the local government fraud calendar.

Investigations Manager, Oxford City Council

Excellent range of speakers, all top professionals and experts in their field. Very informative and interesting. Best conference I'd been to.

Immigration Officer, Home Office

I found the variety and calibre of speakers to be good and knowledgeable on their subject areas. It was also a good opportunity to network with others and discuss current issues. Certainly a conference worth attending.

Corporate Manager - Internal Audit, Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils

Excellent event which I would recommend to anyone in that area of work.

Senior Finance Business Partner, Maritime & Coastguard Agency

Tickets & Registration

Attending this popular, highly interactive one-day conference will allow you to:
  • Hear from global policy leaders and counter fraud experts
  • Solve strategic problems by sharing ideas and solutions with over 300 of your peers
  • Analyse how fraud trends are evolving across different jurisdictions
  • Learn how AI, Machine Learning and IoT is being used to enhance the operations and efficiencies of fraud teams

QEII Centre

In the very heart of Westminster, The Queen Elizabeth II Centre is ideally located to take advantage of everything London has to offer.

Uniquely situated in the shadow of Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the London Eye, the award-winning, purpose-built events venue is perfectly placed for you to experience London’s many cultural attractions.

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