UK (Investigations Analyst)
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
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
UK (Office Manager)
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).
UK (Investigations Analyst)
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).
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:
Due diligence (legal, regulatory and non-regulatory) projects on individuals and companies.
Ad hoc reporting and analysis on international security developments and other global issues.
Uncovering industry insight and business intelligence on individuals
Thomas has recently completed courses in Cyber-Security and Open-Source & Social Media Intelligence.
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. 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:
· Due diligence (legal, regulatory and non-regulatory) projects on individuals, companies and mergers and acquisition transactions
· Human source led competitive intelligence investigations
· Investigations to support clients currently involved in civil disputes
· Geopolitical analysis for clients operating in high-risk jurisdictions.