Introducing Neil Tyson, Director of Rightway Compliance
About Neil Tyson.
Neil is an accredited counter fraud specialist with over 20 years’ experience across all areas of economic crime. He specialises in fraud, bribery and corruption and terrorist financing, as well as due diligence and asset tracing.
Neil has previously established a highly effective special investigations unit and led major fraud, money laundering and asset tracing investigations. He also worked as a civilian investigator alongside investigators from agencies that now form the National Crime Agency, HMRC, and SFO as well as local and national police units.
Neil has recently led internal audit teams to provide assurance around the adequacy of organisations’ legal and regulatory arrangements. This is in addition to successfully using data analytics to help identify fraud and suspicious transactions.
Neil is also a trained trainer who has designed and delivered different economic crime workshops and e-learning.
As well as an economic crime background Neil also has operational finance experience within a Top 30 FTSE company. Neil’s international career has covered public, not-for-profit and private sectors. He has helped organisations of all sizes and worked across a number of different regulated environments. These include the Gambling Commission, the Charity Commission, Solicitors Regulatory Authority, the Energy sector and the Financial Conduct Authority. He has also worked extensively in North America advising on compliance issues relating to the complex mix of federal and state legal and regulatory requirements.
Neil has acted as a policy advisor to central and local government including the development of Recovery of Defence Costs Orders from suspected terrorists and major drugs smuggling and people trafficking cases. He has helped translate complex regulations in to workable procedures and controls, clear digestible guidance and training materials. He has recently used all this experience to devise and write an online self-serve hub (The Fraud Management Resource Centre) and has recently established his own consultancy/advisory firm ‘Rightway Compliance’.