Neil leads the Counter Fraud and Investigation team at the GIAA, an Executive Agency of HM Treasury. His team provides services across UK government on matters of fraud, bribery and corruption.
Neil sits on several cross-Government boards and has led a number of high-profile fraud investigations and leak inquiries across Government. He is also a director of the recently created North West Fraud Forum.
Over the past five years, Neil’s team have supported more than 75 separate government organisations with their counter-fraud response, conducted more than 1400 civil and criminal investigations and identified more than £15m of fraud. They have also provided hands-on support to help organisations meet the requirements of the Government Counter Fraud Functional Standard. Over the past 18 months, fraud risks relating to Covid funding have been a significant feature of the team’s work.
Neil’s team have won two awards for their contribution to the UK Government fight against fraud.