The Fraud Awards 2017 – meet our judges

Jo Day – Cluster Loss Prevention Manager, Amazon

Cluster Loss Prevention Manager at Amazon for the last 3 years responsible for the Doncaster sites. Subject matter expert for on boarding, training and developing the Loss Prevention team. 20 years Loss Prevention experience with wide ranging responsibilities across numerous high street retailers including Arcadia Group and River Island.

Corin Dennison – Director Profit Protection & Investigations, adidas Group

With over 24 yrs experience within the law enforcement / security arena, Corin served for 19 yrs within the UK Police Service as a Detective, specializing in all areas of major crime including Counter Terrorism, with secondments to the National Football Intelligence Unit and the Foreign Office training Iraqi Police Personnel in the Middle East. From Global Corporate Investigations Manager for Burberry Ltd, he moved to adidas Group in 2013 as Senior Manager Global Investigations. Corin has responsibility for all aspects of investigation management within the adidas Group, overseeing a retail estate of 2800 stores and corporate locations and supporting the Compliance Framework within the Group. Corin regularly presents as a subject matter expert on corporate security and holds the CPP qualification from ASIS International.

Fran Gerrard – JD Sports Fashion

With over 10 years’ experience in online Retail Fraud, Fran joined JD almost 4 years ago and currently heads up the Group e-Commerce Profit Protection teams. Fran’s remit includes the management of CNP Fraud, Data Mining and Brand Protection, she is an advocate for wider collaboration within Retail which promotes the sharing of Best practice and has recently been selected by her Industry peers as the Chairperson of the Omni-Channel ORIS forum. With the continued explosion of online shopping along with the ever emerging alternative payment options available, Fran feels it is one of the most interesting and exciting times for the industry, providing ongoing challenges for all retail businesses in this space.

Lee Golding – Operational Risk Manager, Asia & UK, Cotton On Group

Lee has over 18 years experience in the retail and distribution Loss Prevention and risk industry holding roles in the UK, Middle East, North Africa and Asia.

Currently Lee holds the position of Operational Risk Manager for the Cotton On Group responsible for the Retail and Distribution Risk teams and managing the Health & Safety, Inventory Risk and Regulatory Compliance strategy for the Cotton On Group in Asia and the UK.

Lee has been the Chair of the first two Retail Risk conferences in Singapore.

Raphael Lawson – Head of Online Fraud, The Hut Group

Raph is a fraud professional who is employed by a highly successfully retailer based in the North of England as their Head of Online Fraud.

Prior to this he held senior fraud roles in the financial services, legal, NHS, Serious Fraud Office having commenced his fraud career in the Navy specialising in fraud and corruption. His specialises in fraud strategy, analytics, intelligence and cyber investigations. He is an Certified Fraud Examiner, Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist, Telecom Fraud Specialist, Certified Cyber Investigations Expert amongst others. He holds degrees in Policing, Investigations and a Masters in Applied Criminology (Cambridge).

Fredrik Mӓlmstrom – Legal, Risk & Compliance Manager, Novamedia Sverige

Fredrik heads up the new legal, risk and compliance department at Novamedia Sverige where he is developing and implementing the GRC concept together with a team of risk and legal managers, reporting to the board. He developed a career in Retail Risk at Reitan Sweden where he was responsible for health, security, safety, loss prevention and environmental issues in the company. He then moved to IKEA DOM and TORG where he progressed to becoming Head of the Risk and Compliance for RU and the CIS countries, before returning to Sweden to take up his current position.

Chris Mcdonald – Senior Vice President of Loss Prevention, Compass Group, NAD

Compass Group is the world leader in commercial food and hospitality services. With over 10,000 accounts and $24B in annual sales Chris oversees multiple aspects of all loss prevention efforts within the company. Previous to Compass, h oversaw loss prevention efforts at companies such as Dollar General, Toys R’ Us, and Babies R’ Us, as well as being a part of LP teams at Office Depot and Hartmarx Retail group. With over 20 years in the industry, he serves on the Editorial Board for Loss Prevention Magazine, as well as holding a seat on the board of the International Association of Interviews (IAI). He is a published author and has numerous other industry affiliations all focused on driving education and professional standards within the loss prevention industry.

Gary Moncur – Director of Loss Prevention, Compass Group NAD

Gary oversees multiple aspects of all loss prevention efforts within the company. He has over 30 years in the retail industry and has held various positions including: Store management, Procurement, Analytical Services Manager, Regional Loss Prevention Manager and Regional LP Director. Gary previously managed teams in a divisional capacity with the Babies R US organization and Dollar General Corporation. Part of his career was spent in Operation’s within the Toys R Us organization which allows him to bring a very unique perspective to the loss prevention and audit world.

Daniel Mueller – Senior Manager Security, McDonald’s Deutschland

Anticipating all risks McDonald’s Germany LLC is exposed to. Responsible for conception and implementation of risk mitigation measures – including physical risks, event security, executive protection, travel security, loss prevention, reputational damage, political risk and information security. Expert in crisis management, the investigation of complex intelligence contexts also within hostile environment, analysis, management and transfer of terrorism and hostile environment risks. Leadership and crisis management abilities are underpinned by a first career as Human Intelligence and interrogation officer within the Special Operation Forces of the German Army.

Peter Page – Group Loss Prevention Manager at a leading GCC conglomerate

Peter is an experienced security practitioner with over 22 years’ experience at all levels across many industry sectors. He specialises in loss prevention, profit protection and organisational resilience. Since 2006, Peter has worked throughout the Middle East and North Africa and is currently employed as Group Loss Prevention Manager by one of the region’s largest conglomerates. Peter is dedicated to raising the professionalism of the security industry and in particular, the development of fellow security practitioners through education and certification: Peter received the PCB award for his service to teaching the CPP certification and is an adjunct lecturer for Edith Cowen University, teaching the Diploma in Aviation Security.

Carly Richards – Director, Contract and Compliance, KPMG Australia

Carly joined KPMG Australia in the Risk Consultancy team about 3 months ago after spending 22 years in an Operational Retail role. She has led teams in the retail loss prevention space for 17 years. Working for Omni-channel retails (Argos and Target Australia) has meant that fraud has been at the heart of her focus. Working for Target enabled Carly to bring the learnings from the UK into the Australian market place. Carly is always looking for innovative and analytical solutions and the application of a slightly ‘different approach’! KPMG allows her to use insight through thought leadership and best practice with the opportunity to see and test what is globally considered best in class to provide solutions to clients

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