Fraud and Forensic Investigation Conference 2021
In conjunction with the Association of Fraud Examiners (ACFE), this fast-paced morning will focus on the key issues impacting fraud and forensic investigation professionals in Ireland. The session will provide insights from industry leading high profile speakers and a panel discussion.
Details:2 November 2021 - 9.30am - 1.30pm
Paul Henry - Paul Henry FCA was elected President of Chartered Accountants Ireland in May 2020 and was re-elected in 2021, becoming the first President to serve a two-year term since the mid-1950s. He is also the current Chair of the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies. A Director at Osborne King, Paul leads the advisory and consultancy service, where he combines financial and commercial expertise with the embedded depth of property knowledge and experience. A graduate of Queen’s University, Belfast, Paul qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989, and has subsequently worked in industry and in practice.
Peadar Hogan - Peadar is an Associate Director in KPMG’s Forensic practice since 2019. He previously spent 20 years employed as a law enforcement forensic accountant in Ireland.He has considerable criminal investigation experience in Financial Crime related matters and has given expert oral evidence in numerous civil and criminal proceedings.Peadar has been a Certified Fraud Examiner since 2008. He also lectures on Financial Investigation Techniques and Money Laundering with the University of Limerick and the Garda College.
Tom Hardin - Tom Hardin spent much of his career as a financial analyst in the US. Known as "Tipper X" Hardin became one of the most prolific informants in securities fraud history, helping to build over 20 of the 80+ individual criminal cases in "Operation Perfect Hedge," a Wall Street house cleaning campaign that became the largest insider trading investigation of a generation. Tom is a global keynote speaker, and board advisor on behavioural ethics, fraud risk, compliance and organizational conduct.
Patrick D'Arcy - Patrick is a Director – Forensic and Investigation Services in Grant Thornton.He has led numerous regulatory and financial criminal investigations over the last 20 years, providing evidence before the High Courts and Circuit Criminal Courts in Ireland.He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and completed a BA in Accounting and Finance and an MBA from Dublin City University. He was also successful in completing a Post Graduate Diploma in EC Competition Law with Kings College, London. He is also a holder of the LCOI designation.
Roslyn Lee-Symmons - Ros is a highly experienced forensic accountant and a Director in Grant Thornton's Forensic team. She has specialised in the area of forensic accounting, investigations, expert determination and Forensic Data Analytics. Ros has worked on local, national and international forensic accounting assignments in Ireland, UK, the Netherlands and the UAE and has undertaken forensic investigations for corporates and regulatory bodies.
Glen Winn- Business Assurance (F & RA) Director at Virgin Medial Ireland. Glen has built a highly successful specialist Fraud & Revenue Assurance Shared Services Centre in Limerick, Ireland.He has led a number of high-profile fraud investigations in the UK and Ireland. Glen has pioneered the use of software tools to deliver innovative proactive fraud solutions using ACL and Qlikview software.
Kevin Hart - Kevin Hart leads Kroll, a division of Duff and Phelps, based in Dublin. Kevin's focus is partnering with Irish businesses to manage their risks effectively, especially when operating or owning assets outside of Ireland. He has over 20 years of experience in fraud, corruption and money laundering investigations; forensic accounting; and litigation support. He has experience in fraud risk management and large scale fraud perception surveys, and anti-fraud and anti-corruption training.
Aidan Larkin - CEO & Co-Founder, Asset Reality | Techstars '21 . Aidan is a former criminal investigator and an experienced asset recovery practitioner & international seized asset manager.Aidan acts as a UNODC Asset Management contractor supporting countries across the globe. He is also a certified cryptocurrency investigator and visiting lecturer on seized assets for the International Anti-Corruption Academy and various universities.
Hugo Hoyland - Hugo specialises in accessing and analysing digital information sources, including internet infrastructure, social media, and the deep web, and combining that with traditional off-line investigation techniques. He is a Director in Kroll’s global Technology and Innovation Programme.