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ACFE UK Chapter AGM and Committee Elections

(2 year period) 2015 – 2016

Welcome to the ACFE UK Chapter, which is managed by an elected committee made up of volunteers, who give their time and effort to help promote the fight against fraud.

We are currently seeking ACFE members to become more actively involved in ACFE UK activities and serve on the UK Chapter Committee which consists of thirteen members. The UK Chapter committee is responsible for representing members as well as providing training and networking opportunities throughout the UK.

In accordance with the by-laws of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners 9 UK committee places are scheduled for re-election at the end of 2014 tenure will be for a 2 year period through to December 2016. Both CFEs and Associates members are formally invited to stand for election to the UK Chapter committee.

The nine candidates with the highest number of votes will stand for two years; the first order of business for the newly elected committee will be the election of key officers.

The Committee are seeking a diverse group of individuals so that all members’ interests are fully represented. To achieve this aim all committee members will be responsible for a specific role within the committee which, will be assigned at the first committee meeting after the elections.

Work performed as a committee member is on a voluntary basis but the existing Committee would like to emphasise a requirement for you to commit to a minimum of 8hrs per month to ACFE affairs is the need for you to be present at two of the four annual board meeting held in central London (reasonable travel related costs will be covered) please also consider your suitability if you anticipate any conflict with your professional obligations. The first meeting of the new committee will be held at a location and date to be confirmed and announced in February 2015.

Can all CFEs and associate members interested in joining the committee please submit the following information for the attention of Tim Harvey by close of business on Monday the 5th of January 2015 by email at: events@acfeuk.co.uk:

Name and full contact details;
A short biography (Up to 200 words max) of your qualifications/experience; and reason you wish to stand.
A recent head and shoulders photograph.

Online voting instructions will subsequently be issued to all members eligible to vote (paid up members/associates) shortly thereafter with the election process closing by the end of January 2015

2014 Chapter Officers

Jim Oakes CFE CFCI                   President/Chair 

Alex McLaren CFE                      Vice President/Chair (Scotland) 

Gus MacKenzie CFE ACFS          Secretary

Carl Watson CFE ACFS               Treasurer

Fred Parr CFE                              Training Director                                                                                

Roy Burnett CFE                          Director (Communications)

Board Members

Gary Miller

Simon Gunning CFE ACE AME

Steve Hyndman 

Martin Cartwright

David Rosen CFE

Laura Davies ACFS ACFT

George Weir (Scotland)

Tim Harvey CFE                         ACFE Events Administrator 

Enquiries about joining the ACFE or taking the CFE exam can be addressed to Tim Harvey  –  click here

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ACFE Report to Members  –  Past Successes, Future Goals: 2013 Year in Review.

With the new year comes an opportunity to look back at the accomplishments of 2013. The ACFE’s Report to Members: Past Successes, Future Goals reflects on a year of fighting fraud and supporting the profession around the globe. The Report includes interactive multimedia features and links for easy navigation.

The ACFE Report to Members 2013 is available  by clicking here.