Richard joins TenIntelligence from his previous organisation at Transport for London (TfL) where he was their Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Head of Cyber Security Operations & Investigations. At TfL he developed the scope of the investigations role to include forensics, threat management, awareness and cyber incident response capabilities.
During his long career, he has held senior roles in security, profit protection, audit and compliance. He is an internationally recognised public speaker on security, and has previously served as a Board Advisor for TenIntelligence and Director at The Security Institute.
He has twice been named within the Top 40 Influencers in Security by IFSEC Global.
Sonel is our Risk and Compliance Manager and brings extensive experience in corporate, commercial and legal due diligence; as well as advising clients on the Bribery Act 2010, General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), financial crime regimes, corporate governance and compliance regulations. Sonel originally 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.
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 is an Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (www.acfe.com) and studying for her Certified Fraud Examiner’s qualification
Katie joined TenIntelligence in July 2017 as a Team Leader, having spent the previous 4 years running her own London-based investigations company.
Katie has managed international investigations across a broad range of industries and jurisdictions over a period of 10 years, specialising in litigation support, enhanced due diligence and human source intelligence (OSINT and HUMINT). Prior to joining TenIntelligence, Katie managed her own investigations consultancy and also worked at a corporate investigations firm in London, New York and Geneva.
Katie is a graduate of King’s College London, where she gained an MA in Geopolitics, Territory and Security. She is fluent in French, with a working proficiency in German and Italian.
Katie is an Associate Member of the ACFE (www.acfe.com), and is studying for her Certified Fraud Examiner exams.
Katie will be providing clients with the following expertise and experience:
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:
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).
Thomas joined TenIntelligence in March 2017 as an Intelligence Analyst.
Thomas graduated from University College Maastricht, in the Netherlands, with a degree in Liberal Arts & Sciences, before completing an MA in Intelligence & International Security at King’s College London.
Alongside proficiency in French and German, Thomas also has basic language skills in Dutch and Russian, helping to incorporate a wider range of sources and insight in investigations.
Thomas provides clients with expertise in:
Thomas has recently completed courses in Cyber-Security and Open-Source & Social Media Intelligence.
Sean joined TenIntelligence in September 2017 as an Intelligence Analyst.
Sean graduated from University of Sussex in 2014, with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography and a MA in Geopolitics and Grand Strategy.
Prior to joining TenIntelligence, Sean gained extensive experience in trade fraud from working at the International Chamber of Commerce in London specialising in due diligence checks and fraud investigations. With a proficiency in Spanish, Sean can utilise his language skills into investigations in a range of Spanish-speaking countries.
Sean provides clients with expertise in:
Valeryia joined TenIntelligence in August 2017 as an Intelligence Analyst.
Val graduated from University of Kent in 2014, with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Prior to joining TenIntelligence, Val gained experience in compliance and background checks at an international travel company. Val speaks Russian fluently, which assist our clients with due diligence checks in Russia.
Val provides clients with expertise in: