Professor David M J Graves: MA, FCMI (CMgr), FInstLM, FCBER, FABS, ACFE
Specialist Lecturer of Anti Fraud, Corruption Law, Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Corporate Governance within the Corporate Business Community and for Associated Academic Programmes
Now a retired Fraud Squad Detective, David has extensive experience in the areas of:
During his time within the Police service David was the Manager of one of only three UK National Police Fraud Management Course accredited by Teesside University Business School. Since Leaving the Police Service David has taught law subjects at Warwick University Law School and a wide range of Managerial Skills at Coventry City University Management School. David has both developed and taught academic programmes on the subject of Corporate Governance at Magna Carta College, Oxford.
For the past 16 years David has travelled to many International countries e.g., Nigeria, India, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Poland, Lithuania to deliver Government Reform Programmes covering Corporate Governance, Accountability, and the investigation of International Financial Crime.
Since setting up his own company ‘dg Anti-Fraud Consultants Ltd’ David has been commissioned to assist the Polish, Turkish and Lithuania Governments’ fight against organised crime.
He has presented training and delivered papers on Government reform strategies, Corporate Governance, Money Laundering, Organised Crime Issues, Corruption, VAT Fraud and has run bespoke delegate inter-active workshops to the Polish Police, Customs Officers, Border Guards and Prosecution officials at different venues in Poland. This programme has gained European recognition and has been extended to cover Turkey and Lithuania.
David was a staff member of the Centre for International Law Enforcement at Nottingham Trent University and has recently completed the development of a master’s programme for Fraud Investigation and Management and a series of short professional courses. The short professional CPD programmes are currently available to attend now as foundation subjects which would be recognised with credits towards taking the master’s degree. David also reviews working papers and Books for the Oxford University Press in the field of Policing: A Journal of policy and Practice.
David is a regular MC and ‘Keynote Speaker’ at the twice-yearly International Conference on the Restructuring of the Global Economy (ROGE) both here in the UK and overseas.
David holds a Master of Art Degree in Fraud Investigation and Management and is a Fellow Founding member of the Institute of Leadership and Management, a Chartered Manager and Fellow of Chartered Management Institute, appointed Chancellor, and a Past Fellow and member of the Board of Governors of the African Business School UK Division, a Fellow of the Centre for Business and Economic Research UK and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Note: David spent 18 years as a Police Detective in the third largest Fraud Squad in the UK. His time in the squad saw him being sent to many overseas locations to be involved with the investigation of large and complex frauds, many of which involved the investigation of high-profile politicians from both the UK and International countries. He was highly active being involved with many major UK Government contracts to uncover the extent of fraudulent activity and corrupt payments to both UK and foreign officials in contravention of current Corruption and Money Laundering Regulations.