The ACi is run by corporate investigators for corporate investigators
Here is our Executive Committee
Steve Young, CEO
Steve served 20 years in UK law enforcement investigating economic crime specialising in the pro-active investigation of Banking Fraud, Bribery & Corruption, Whistleblowing and Money laundering. This was followed by 6 years at Citigroup Inc as EMEA Regional Director of Investigations, and 8 years as Barclays Bank Plc, Global Head of Investigations for Investment Banking & Wealth Management. Currently Head of Fraud & Investigations in Group Compliance at Lombard Odier, based in Geneva. To date, 38 years of international economic crime experience in both a law enforcement and corporate environment.
Dmitry Bazhenov, CFO
Dimitry is a Senior Security and Financial Crime Executive with over 25 years of experience across corporate Security, Crisis Management, Investigations and Fraud Management in diverse, complex and matrix environments. Currently Head of Transformation and Critical Programs Director in Citi Security and Investigations Services of Citibank EMEA, based in London. This was preceded by 8 years as EMEA Fraud Management program Director of Citi Security and Investigative Services and Head for Russia and CIS countries in Citigroup. Before joining Citi in 2009 had more than 15 years’ experience in state and commercial security, holding different positions in multinational companies, as well as at government service.
Neil Fletcher, CETO
Neil is an international ethics & compliance investigation specialist with 25+ experience gained in 100+ countries whilst working for global companies, regulators, military and law enforcement. Neil has lived/worked in Australia, Japan, London, Boston, Azerbaijan and Zurich. Neil recently completed an assignment as the Global Investigation Program Manager for EMEA APAC with Citibank Security & Investigation Services where he helped Citi on its journey to a best-in-class investigation program. He is currently helping Sandals Resorts put in place a recognized international good practice ethics & compliance program.
Neil is a graduate of Monash University (B. Bus - Accounting), Charles Sturt University (Grad. Dip. Fraud Investigation), a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA Australia) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Neil is an avid golfer which he compares to interviewing (all about preparation, having the right equipment and materials, practice, and being ready for any challenge that may arise).
Basha Galvin, ACi Secretary
Basha started her career with the Metropolitan Police and moved to the City of London Police Fraud Unit, covering money laundering, trade finance fraud, bribery and corruption. Basha left the police and moved to Citigroup for four years and left in 2006 moving to Barclays plc as Head of Investigations & Whistleblowing for Wealth & Investment Bank. Basha is a seasoned financial crime investigator in the public and corporate sector. She has led and managed global investigations teams. During her career Basha has had the opportunity to work in a number of jurisdictions including the USA, APAC and Europe, developing investigation models and collating evidence for civil and criminal prosecutions. Basha was named as one of the “Top 40 in-house” investigation professionals by Global Investigations Review and is currently working at Tullow Oil Plc as Head of Investigations.
Mark Gough, ASPAC Head
Mark has over 30 years of professional investigation experience at both national and international levels within the public sector and private sector. Mark started his career as a counter-terrorism investigator with the Australian Federal Attorney General’s Department. From 1996 to 2008, Mark worked in the Investigations Division of the Office of Internal Oversight Services at the United Nations (UN) in New York. Mark joined Siemens in 2008 as the Global Deputy Head of Compliance Investigations and managed the Europe/Middle East/Africa investigation team from the Munich headquarters. In October 2014, Mark was appointed as the Regional Head, Case Handling Asia Australia (within the newly created Legal and Compliance - Regulatory Governance structure in Siemens AG), based in Singapore and with a regional office in Beijing. Mark has served on many anti-corruption policy committees, and regularly delivers bespoke training to investigators, compliance officers, legal professionals and HR personnel on investigations with an emphasis on investigative interview techniques.
Katie Hodson, CAO
Katie is the Head of Investigations, at the Global Fund’s Office of the Inspector General. The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is an international financing organisation that aims to "attract and disburse additional resources to prevent and treat HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Katie is from England and has more than 20 years of experience in conducting and supervising investigations. Prior to working at The Global Fund, she served at Novartis International AG, Basel as the Global Head of Investigations, where she managed a team of 30 investigators working on international matters. She has extensive experience leading fraud investigations globally, including product theft, diversion and counterfeiting as well as numerous investigations involving employee misconduct.
James Low, Head of EMEA
James is an investigations and compliance professional who is currently Head of Corporate Investigations for Serco where he leads a team responsible for conducting a variety of sensitive and high-profile international investigations. Prior to that he was Director of Global Investigations and Regional Compliance at Unilever where he was responsible for creating the strategy and governance of the global investigations centre of excellence. James’s FMCG experience is supplemented by his work in the technology manufacturing industry whilst working for HP Inc. where he managed the Global Investigations Group, having previously specialised in leading Corporate Investigations in EMEA. James’s corporate experience is supported by 12 years of service in the Metropolitan Police in a variety of specialist and complex criminal investigations roles. James enjoys working internationally, and has experience leading and conducting investigations and teams across all global regions.
Vanessa Nigro, CTO
Vanessa Nigro is currently the Global Internal Audit, Investigations and ERM Director for Dufry. The majority of her work has been devoted to Internal Audit, with over 25 years' experience in banking, consulting and retail. She has an accountant bachelor along with a Finance MBA among other certifications leveraged by significant international experience in developed and undeveloped countries. She is always interested in new risks on the horizon and how culture can impact the control environment. Vanessa is determined to continuously develop new investigations solutions and assurance approaches. She is already working with AI/Machine learning in investigations and looks for future trends to enhance results while reducing workload.
Stephen Storey, ACi ExCo Member
Stephen is the Global Head of Ethics & Integrity for Rio Tinto where he leads a global team responsible for designing, implementing and developing the groups Business Integrity Compliance programme. A number of teams report through to Stephen: regional Compliance, Data Privacy, Investigations & Forensic Technology and Operations (programme office: standards, training, communications, systems, reporting & whistle-blowing and third party due diligence (KYS/KYC)). Stephen also leads on regulatory investigations on behalf of the Rio Tinto group. With over 17 years’ experience managing compliance, technology and operational teams across 45+ countries, Stephen was named as one of the “Top 40 in-house” investigation professionals by Global Investigations Review. Stephen has held other leadership roles including global co-head of investigations for Rio Tinto and EMEA Investigations Manager, Business Integrity for BP. Earlier on in his career, Stephen served in the Metropolitan Police leading a portfolio of specialists targeting serious and organised crime. He is a graduate of Middlesex University (M.A. (Hons) Criminology), has attained advanced Policing accreditations (law and operational duties) and is a fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. Stephen has a keen interest in behavioural science and psychology. Stephen regularly features as a key note speaker/panellist at external events, international conferences and legal compliance forums.
Lisette van Eenennaam, GC
Lisette van Eenannaam is the Deputy Head of ABB's Special Investigations team and Senior Legal Counsel for the ABB Integrity Group. In her position she is responsible for ABB's "zero tolerance" anti-corruption program and related areas of integrity. This entails coordinating preventative efforts against potential fraud and corruption and resolving weaknesses within the company by means of monitoring, investigation and remediation. Lisette has been a compliance professional since 2004 and has over 10 years' experience in international corporate investigations, specialising in FCPA and other foreign bribery and corruption regulatory requirements for multinationals.