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Speak Up Investigations- The Pitfalls and Hurdles

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Fraud Business Solutions presents Speak Up Investigations - The Pitfalls and Hurdles.

This event which is the first of its kind in Ireland, is a must-attend seminar is for anybody who is keen to understand developments in management of speak up investigations, speak up strategy, applying and implementing speak up protocols and/or processes. This seminar will look to understand what process should be followed from day one through to closure of a speak up complaint /report.

The objective of this seminar would be to provide intermediate to advanced level information to attendees however it will also provide those without a speak up structure the target levels that are required.

This seminar will help businesses facilitate a conversation on how to review the controls that need to be put in place to establish the potential likelihood and impact of speak up allegations and complaints made in their companies.

We are delighted to announce that the seminar speakers will be Gillian Harford - Head of HR Strategy & Planning AIB Group, Niall Fitzgerald - Head of Ethics & Governance Chartered Accountants Ireland and Dr Tom Clonan- Academic (DIT), Journalist and Carer.

In addition, Michael Fitzgerald- Director Fraud Business Solutions will address the internal processes of speak up investigations specific to allegations of theft/fraud . Michael has over 20 years’ experience in Fraud investigations and has investigated speak up complaints.

We very much hope you can join us.

Who Should attend?

  • Legal professionals and law enforcement personnel
  • HR Management
  • Controllers and corporate managers
  • Governance, risk management and compliance officers
  • Internal Auditors/Special Investigation Unit Staff
  • Loss prevention and security professionals
  • Certified Fraud Examiners and other anti-fraud professionals

What Will I Learn from the Seminar?

Following the seminar presentations and discussions we hope you will be able to;

  • Consider/ assess your own organisation's ethical and compliance culture
  • Determine the best strategy for developing useful information received from individuals who are making allegations /complaints
  • Understand the rights of the individuals making these complaints
  • Implement a robust speak up reporting system (internally or externally)
  • Create effective speak up, compliance and ethics policies
  • Design and conduct effective ethics and compliance training/investigations
  • Address and interpret ethical breaches and noncompliance reported through the speak up process.


Speaker Bios:

Gillian Harford

Head of HR Strategy and Planning with AIB

Gillian Harford is Head of HR Strategy and Planning with AIB, and has been a HR Professional for more than 30 years. She has been responsible for driving a range of HR initiatives including strategic resourcing plans, progressive HR policies and Career and Reward systems. She has a strong interest in the development of policies and practices to support modern inclusive cultures in the workplace, with particular emphasis on Diversity, Conduct and Safe to Speak and she currently oversees AIB’s Speak Up channel for more than 10,000 employees. Gillian has also worked on a number of external working groups on Diversity and the Future of Work, on behalf of AIB, CIPD and the 30% Club.

Níall Fitzgerald

Head of Ethics and Governance, Chartered Accountants Ireland

As Head of Ethics and Governance in Chartered Accountants Ireland Níall has responsibility for leading the development of policy and embedding of matters relating to business ethics and governance across operations. Níall is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Consultant, having qualified and worked with PwC.

Níall has also worked in consulting, where in addition to providing a wide range of professional service firm advisory services he has also provided director induction and board committee training. His role as consultant also involved advising qualified accountants on implications arising from regulatory inspections, investigations and disciplinary complaints processes from various supervisory and regulatory authorities. While author of procedure manuals relating to Anti-Money Laundering, Audit and Professional Services Niall also has wide experience in the provision of professional development training courses.

Dr Tom Clonan

Academic (DIT), Journalist and carer who campaigns for equality for children and adults with disabilities

Dr Clonan is one of Ireland foremost whistle-blowers. As an Army Officer in Irelands Armed Forces, Dr Clonan completed ground – breaking doctoral research on the Irish Defence Forces (2000)

His PhD led to an independent government enquiry, “the study review group” which reported in 2003. This report fully vindicated his research findings and recommendations as they applied to bullying, sexual harassment and sexual assault of soldiers within Irelands Armed Forces. Dr Clonans work has transformed the equality culture of the Irish Armed Forces with identifiable and measurable benefits for over 20,000 full and part time soldiers, sailor’s and aircrew.

Dr Clonan is also a Security Analyst with the journal.ie – along with the national and international broadcasters – where he provides in-depth defence and military analysis of fast moving international events. Dr Clonan has given talks on Whistleblowing and Whistle-blower reprisal to a wide range of organisations and institutions in the public, private and financial services sector.

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