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Technical & Development Manager - Counter Fraud
Counter fraud, Central government, Local government, Governance
Arjun Medhi is a seasoned counter fraud and corruption specialist who today manages the technical development of CIPFA’s Counter Fraud products and services.
Highlights from Arjun’s career include managing CIPFA’s successful London Counter Fraud Hub bid, receiving a commendation from Transparency International for his contribution to the anti-corruption work at the Ministry of Defence and ensuring the UK achieved a Band A (highest) ranking on the Transparency International Government Defence Index; the only G20 country to achieve this.
Before joining CIPFA in 2015, Arjun was the deputy head of fraud defence at the Ministry of Defence where he managed their fraud risk and analytics programmes, plus whistleblowing operations. During this time he formed the international Government Defence network to share best practice to prevent fraud and corruption in the defence sector, worldwide.
Lending his insight and knowledge, Arjun is a regular speaker on internal fraud and corruption, and has worked on high profile research projects including, Transparency International’s “Global Corruption Report on Sport” and Cifas’ “Staff Fraudscape: Depicting the UK’s staff fraud landscape”. Arjun received a distinction award for his master's degree from the University of Portsmouth, which focused on corruption in English football.