Michael Betts

Michael Betts

Mike is the Head of Learning and Counter Fraud Studies at Cifas and has 36 years’ experience in combating fraud and crime. He has extensive knowledge of the United Kingdom’s Bribery Act 2010 having developed the National Bribery Investigation programme in support of the United Kingdom’s Anti-Corruption Strategy. He co-authored the new Cabinet Office’s Counter Bribery and Corruption Standards.

His professional interests include the history of corruption with particular focus on the impact on procurement and people. He was integral to the development of the Fraud Investigation Model which has been embedded throughout policing and beyond. He recently drafted the national financial crime curriculum and occupational standards for a country in South Asia as part of a transformational project funded by the UK Government.

Mike is the named author of the Blackstone’s publication ‘Investigating Fraud and Economic Crime’ published in March 2017 and holds Master’s Degree in Fraud Management with distinction from Middlesex University.