Dave Verma

InvestigatorSpecialises in: Fraud, HR, Complex Cases & Whistleblowing

Dave has worked in the realm of corporate investigations for 30 years.

Most of that time has been spent as a lead on investigating fraud, corruption, bribery, nepotism and conflicts of interest.

He specialises in:

  • Investigating fraud, corruption, bribery, conflict of interest and nepotism
  • Investigating contentious allegations from whistle-blowers
  • Advising clients on how to deal with complex and multistrand matters
  • Advising in-house lawyers, accountants, auditors, investigators and HR
  • Investigating complex and contentious grievances, allegations of bullying and harassment
    and other dignity related matters

More recently, Dave has also specialised in investigating contentious enquiries involving whistleblowing, disrepute, bullying harassment and discrimination.

Chris Howarth

InvestigatorSpecialises in: Safeguarding, Serious Crime, Complex Cases & Professional Standards

Chris Howarth, serious and complex crime investigator, is helping to make the world a better place. He has worked across Africa, Eastern Europe and South America on a variety of training and development programmes. Having worked with Interpol, a host of crimes both great and small have been fought internationally with Chris’ support, and he always puts people at the centre of what he does. He specialises in the interviewing of vulnerable witnesses and with The Investigation Company, his expertise and skills make him one of our most specialist workplace investigators.

Kev Hall

InvestigatorSpecialises in: Serious Crime, Safeguarding, Fraud & Professional Standards

Neutrality, negotiation, and navigation: three pillars that uphold Kev Hall’s reputation as an investigator. With over 25 years of investigative experience in police forces, Kev applies his sharp and strategic thinking to counter terrorism, professional standards, economic crime, safeguarding, and frontline policing. The government was alerted to Kev’s professionalism, leading to his work in Afghanistan as Senior Investigating Officer, supporting the Afghan Ministry of Interior Affairs.

David Jackson

InvestigatorSpecialises in: HR, EDI, Complex Cases & Professional Standards

From the famed corridors of Whitehall and private offices of secretaries of state to the meeting rooms of The Investigation Company clients. A man of the public sector, David Jackson held executive and senior roles in the Civil Service, an NHS Foundation Trust, and Manchester Metropolitan University. His art of listening to people has been cultivated from these 20 years of HR experience, with clients noting that they felt “heard, understood, and respected”.

Andi Hargreaves

InvestigatorSpecialises in: HR, Safeguarding, Complex Cases & Industrial Relations

Andi Hargreaves is an emblem of resilient and restorative justice. Her partnerships are extensive, from the Civil Service and the NHS to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the House of Commons. She has investigated a plethora of cases involving fraud, bullying and harassment, racial, sexual and disability discrimination. Andi’s core driver is to endeavour to support better working, living, and professional relationships in every organisational sector: public, commercial, not for profit – you name it, she’s on it.

Alex Dunlop

InvestigatorSpecialises in: Legal, Fraud, Complex, Financial, Accounting, Regulatory & Complex Cases

Alex Dunlop LLB(Hons), PGDip, MCIArb is a veteran of investigations with expertise in commercial and workplace sectors. His experience spans fraud, money laundering, tax disputes, director and partnership disputes, breach of regulation or conduct, bullying, sexual harassment, racism, bias and unconscious bias, and whistle blowing. Safety and scrutiny are the holding pillars of Alex’s investigations, providing space for difficult conversations and compiling comprehensive reports. He has both the tools and skills to investigate the most complex of cases.