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Skills

Process Analysis
IT Auditing
Anti-Money Laundering
Fraud Detection
Fraud Prevention
Financial Auditing
Internal Auditing
Forensic Computing
Fraud Risk Assessment
Corporate Investigations

Work experience

May 2012Present

Owner & Chief Consultant

fraudit

fraudit is the independent advisory practice, specialized in fraud risk management solutions, corporate investigations and anti-money laundering services. Our offer is a professional alternative for companies seeking support in dealing with corporate fraud on the market predominated by big consulting firms.

Jun 2011Mar 2013

President of the Board

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - Polish Chapter

ACFE Polska is the local chapter of international organization Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, gathering corporate crime prevention experts.

  • Overview of the Chapter’s activity,
  • Cooperation with Polish entities involved into economic crime prevention (Police, Prosecutor’s Office, Central Anti-Corruption Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Association of Polish Banks),
  • Cooperation with ACFE European branches and with association headquarters,
  • Co-organization and participation IN industry events,
  • Handling media contacts,
  • Administration of ACFE Polska’s internet web services.
Jan 2011Apr 2012

Fraud Investigations & Dispute Services Manager

Ernst & Young Business Advisory

Responsible primarily for investigative and advisory projects for financial services industry, however delivers services for other industries as well.

  • Supervises & directly conducts projects related to investigating fraud, corruption and money laundering incidents.
  • Advises on fraud risk management frameworks implementation & tuning, as well as anti-money laundering systems improvements.
  • Recommends best solutions in prevention & detection mechanisms as well as proper internal controls aimed at reducing fraud vulnerability, error proneness and lowered effectiveness.
  • Monitors industry best practices and benchmarks in order to keep customers in line with the latest solutions.
  • Performs forensic due diligence projects in planned mergers & acquisitions as well as potential partners & vendors.
  • Develops products & services aimed at financial industry.
  • Prepares sales offers and negotiate projects’ budgets, scope and deliverables.
  • Supports company’s “though leadership” initiative by publishing articles & blog notes, giving speeches and presentations, drawing up survey studies (e.g. Credit Fraud in Polish Retail Banking).
  • Coaches & trains junior staff.
Apr 2008Dec 2010

Head of Fraud Risk Management & Forensic Audit

BNP Paribas Fortis
  • Management & supervision over the bank’s fraud risk management process.
  • Creation & implementation of strategy & methodology of preventing, detecting & investigating fraud & abuse cases.
  • Supervision over conducted investigations.
  • Advisory for the BoE & management towards effective risk management & proper execution of internal controls.
  • Conducting risk analyzes & implementing of mechanisms towards minimizing consequences of identified risks.
  • Participation in Risk Self Assessment.
  • Recommending improvements in processes & procedures.
  • Commenting on new & updated regulations.
  • Participation in projects by designing & testing controls against fraud.
  • Preparing training materials describing fraud risk management.
  • Establishing & handling of the internal Fraud Alert System.
  • Participation in the Operational Risk Committee.
  • Cooperation with law enforcements & jurisdiction bodies.
  • Cooperation with financial companies towards financial crime information & experience exchange.
Feb 2008Mar 2010

Investigations Country Manager

Fortis Group Poland
  • Coordination & supervision over action towards preventing, detecting & investigating fraud in Fortis companies in Poland.
  • Implementation of fraud-related policies & controls binding in Fortis Group.
  • Preparing training materials & executing training sessions.
  • Conducting risk analyzes in micro & macro scale.
  • Advisory & consulting activities on internal control for management.
  • Substantive support for persons responsible for fraud risk management.
  • Cooperation with Fortis Group Investigations.

Fortis Investigations International structures have been disbanded as a result of organizational changes within Fortis acquisition by BNP Paribas.

Mar 2007Apr 2008

Senior Internal Audit Specialist / Coordinator

Fortis Bank Poland
  • Carried out internal audit assignments (as a lead auditor) concerning entities and financial & operational processes in bank’s headquarters (including IFRS, Basel II, MIFiD projects). Carried out internal audit assignments of other Polish Fortis Group companies (including areas of investment management, factoring & leasing). Supervised other auditors during assignments & introduced juniors into audit profession. Participated in internal fraud investigations. Performed processes' analyzes and commenting on their optimization and internal controls' development. Reviewed & commented on bank’s internal regulations as well as contract & agreements. Prepared management reporting information related to internal audit’s activity.
Jun 2005Mar 2007

Chief Internal Audit Specialist

T-Mobile Poland (Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa)
  • Carried out independent internal audit projects concerning company’s internal processes.
  • Performed reviews of internal controls in IT systems.
  • Participated in SOX compliance reviews & tests of controls.
  • Coordinated internal audit unit's antifraud activities.
  • Reviewed & commented on internal regulations as well contracts & agreements.
  • Administered and coordinated development of internal audit software.
Oct 2003May 2005

Internal Audit Specialist

Fortis Bank Poland
  • Carried out internal audit assignments concerning bank's entities as well as financial & operational processes in bank’s headquarters (including IFRS and Basel II compliance issues).
  • Carried out internal audit assignments in bank's subsidiary – Fortis Securities Polska S.A.
  • Reviewed & commented on bank’s internal regulations.
  • Participated in internal processes' optimization.
Jun 2003Sep 2003

Accounting & Reporting Specialist (replacement contract)

General Electric Power Controls
  • Drew up & verified financial statements of Polish GEPC subsidiaries.
  • Prepared accounting reports and financial analyzes regarding comapny's activity.
  • Responsible for internal control of book-keeping in accordance with Polish & International Accounting Standards.
Oct 2002May 2003

Experienced Assistant

Deloitte & Touche

Participated & supervised junior auditors in projects concerning: • review and audit of financial statements, • due diligence.

Jan 2002Sep 2002

Financial Specialist / Finance Director acting

Agro-Man
  • Responsible for overall coordination of company’s financial management.
  • Supervised accounting & reporting issues.
  • Prepared analysis of investment projects regarding new investment possibilities.

Since May 2002 – acting as the Financial Director (replacement contract).

Sep 2000Sep 2001

Assistant

Arthur Andersen
  • Participated in projects concerning review and audit of financial statements, due diligence and risk management.
  • Prepared & assessed financial data for mergers & acquisitions projects and public issuance of shares.
  • Prepared 'agreed upon procedures' reports.

Education

Certifications

Certified in Control Self-Assessment

Institute of Internal Auditors

Certified Financial Services Auditor

Institute of Internal Auditors

Certified Internal Auditor

Institute of Internal Auditors

Certified Information Systems Auditor

Information Systems Audit & Control Association

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist

Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists

Certified Computer Examiner

International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners

Certified Financial Crime Investigator

International Association of Financial Crime Investigators

Certified Fraud Examiner

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners