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CIPFA webinar: Fraud or poor contract management?


Event summary

Hear from CIPFA experts on how to define something as fraud, poor contract management, or even both. Marc McAuley, Senior Fraud Consultant , and procurement specialist Mohamed Hans will discuss these issues with Mike Fagan from Birmingham City Council, who will give real life examples of his experience. A must for anyone interested in fraud, procurement or contract management.


07 June 2022
Starts: 12:00
Ends: 13:00

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About this event

Who should attend?

Anyone with fraud, contract management or procurement as part of their remit.

How will I benefit from attending?

Gain insight and practical examples of what is considered fraud and what is poor contract management.

CPD hours



  • Accounting
  • / Counter fraud
  • / Financial reporting
  • / Health and social care
  • / Leadership
  • / Professional development
  • / Shared services

Speaker - Mike Fagan, Assistant Director, Home To School Transport, Birmingham City Council

Mike Fagan

Mike has been part of the management team at Birmingham City Council for over a year, recently moving from his post as head of transaction services to take over as Assistant Director of the Children and Young Persons Travel Service.

During his time in Transaction Services he lead the team to the conclusion of the CIPFA three star award, and amongst other significant improvements, authored and introduced the new LGTA process which has been recognised by CIPFA as best practice. He has been involved in transactional finance for over 30 years, in both public and private sectors, notably with Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust, LB Westminster, Virgin Media and H Clarkson, the world's largest shipping services provider.

Speaker - Mohamed Hans, Insurance Advisor

Mohamed Hans

Mohamed is an experienced procurement solicitor who has been a CIPFA Advisor since January 2004, running CIPFA professional networks on various subjects and sectors with over 200 subscribing authorities. He represents CIPFA at various key insurance events.

Speaker - Marc McAuley, Senior Counter Fraud Consultant, CIPFA

Marc McAuley

Marc is CIPFA's Senior Counter Fraud Consultant. He is also the institute's representative on the Fighting Fraud and Corruption Locally board, the government’s Cross Sector Advisory Group and the CCAB’s Economic Crime Panel.