Our Team

Sonel Martin | UK (Investigations Analyst)
Sonel Martin

Sonel joined TenIntelligence in January 2015 as an investigations analyst, having spent 10 years practising as a corporate solicitor at prominent law firms in the UK and South Africa. Sonel brings extensive experience in corporate, commercial and legal due diligence; as well as advising clients on the Bribery Act 2010, corporate governance and compliance regulations.

During her career in law, Sonel specialised in all aspects of company and commercial law as well as corporate transactions and reorganisations. She has advised Directors from a range of industries including multi-national companies to privately owned companies.

Sonel originally qualified as a South African attorney with a leading African law firm where she was appointed an Associate in the firm’s mergers and acquisitions practice. After relocating to the UK, Sonel qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales. Before pursuing a career in law, Sonel also worked as a Tax Consultant at PwC and a financial risk analyst in the London office of a leading European bank.

Sonel has a down to earth approach and places a very high premium on client relationships and clear, open communication.

Sonel will be providing clients with the following expertise and experience:

  • Due diligence (legal, regulatory and non-regulatory) projects on individuals, companies and mergers and acquisition transactions
  • Advice on the Bribery Act 2010, corporate governance and compliance regulations
  • Background screening on directors, executives and individuals
  • Intelligence gathering on hedge funds and emerging markets

Sonel is an Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (www.acfe.com) and studying for her Certified Fraud Examiner’s qualification.<

Cristina Pesaresi | UK (Investigations Analyst)
Cristina Pesaresi

Cristina Joined TenIntelligence in 2015 as an Investigations Analyst.

Originally from Italy, Cristina attended London Metropolitan University where she studied BSc Criminology and Psychology. Cristina also speaks Italian, Spanish and French providing clients with European analysis and insight.

Cristina possesses analytical functions and has the highest level of confidentiality and integrity.

Cristina will be providing clients with the following expertise and experience:

  • Due diligence (legal, regulatory and non-regulatory) projects on individuals, companies and mergers and acquisition transactions
  • Analytical guidance on cyber-security developments and issues
  • Psychological profiling on directors, executives and individuals
  • Intelligence led profiling on hedge funds and emerging markets
  • Uncovering industry insight and business intelligence on individuals

Cristina is an Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (www.acfe.com) and studying Cyber-Security at Open University with support from the UK Government’s National Cyber Security Programme.

Justine Banks | Dubai (Consultant)
Justine Banks

Justine has a wealth of experience and knowledge in criminal investigations, evidence gathering and covert surveillance having over sixteen years’ experience in a law enforcement capacity. Justine specialised in anti-corruption, bribery, and major criminal and security investigations in London, before moving to the Middle East with her family in 2008.

Justine has since operated as an investigative consultant in the Middle East and has directed numerous anti-counterfeiting investigations and market surveys for trademark and brand owners.

In addition to her brand protection experience, Justine also provides clients with focused due diligence and background checks in the UAE.

Justine is an Associate Member of the ACFE and received a Diploma in Management from the Cambridge International College.

Justine will be providing clients with the following expertise and experience:

  • Brand protection and Intellectual Property consultancy
  • Anti-counterfeiting investigations and market surveys
  • Law enforcement liaison with UAE Customs and Police Departments
  • Providing due diligence research on individuals and companies in the Middle East
Alenke Laubscher | UK (Office Manager)
Alenke Laubscher

Alenke joined TenIntelligence in 2014 to provide office, administrative and research support, working alongside the UK and Dubai Teams to coordinate strategy development and implementation.

Alenke is an enthusiastic, dedicated and innovative professional with more than ten years’ extensive experience in supporting Global Business Leaders, coordinating, planning, supporting daily operational, administrative functions and demonstrating the highest level of integrity.

Prior to her employment at TenIntelligence, Alenke worked in the Financial Controllers Division at Goldman Sachs providing one-to-one support to the International Controller, Managing Directors and general administration support to their operational and financial teams.

Originally from South Africa, Alenke attended Stellenbosch College where she studied Business Administration.

Alenke is an Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (www.acfe.com).

Jocelyn Butson | UK (Investigations Analyst)
Jocelyn Butson

Jocelyn joined TenIntelligence in April 2016 as an Investigations Analyst, providing expertise in the company’s Middle East operations.

Jocelyn is a graduate of the University of Cambridge, where she specialised in Arabic and Middle Eastern studies. As well as fluency in Arabic, Jocelyn also has extensive experience of living and working in the Middle East, having studied in Oman and worked for two major corporations in Kuwait. This enables Jocelyn to provide clients with focused Middle East analysis and insight.

In addition, Jocelyn is fluent in Spanish and French, with a working proficiency in Polish and Catalan.

Jocelyn will be providing clients with the following expertise and experience:

Due diligence (legal, regulatory and non-regulatory) projects on individuals, companies and mergers and acquisition transactions

  • Analytical guidance on developments and issues regarding the Middle East, especially the Gulf region
  • Uncovering industry insight and business intelligence on individuals
  • Arabic open source research and interpretation

Jocelyn has recently completed a course on Cyber-Security with the Open University and is an Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (www.acfe.com).