Riten Hirjibhai Gohil - Profile

Riten sits on the Home Office Identity Fraud Steering Committee, Home Office Cybercrime Panel and the Fraud Advisory Panel's Cybercrime Working Party.

He also writes articles on the subject of financial crime for various publications as well as a recognised speaker at leading industry events in the UK and overseas. Some of the key events Riten has spoken at includes:

Telecoms Fraud 2004 in Bangkok, Thailand
Intellect UK London, England
Fraud 2004 London, England
Experian Fraud Forum 2004 St Albans, England
North East Fraud Forum St James Park, Newcastle, England

Riten has also been invited to lecture as CASS Business School at the City University.

Prior to working at APACS Riten has worked in the investigation and prevention of financial crime in the UK, with organizations such as DSS Organised Fraud Unit where he was involved in operational surveillance protecting large scale criminal activity conducted against the welfare benefits system.

He then went on to work for the Serious Fraud Office where he was a leading investigator in one of the largest fraud cases in the city, which involved tracking evidence all over the globe and interviewing key witnesses and defendants. Riten was also involved in the development of using state of the art technical investigation tools to streamline the evident trail.

Riten later went on to work for Ernst & Young's Forrensic Services group investigating white collar crime and developing anti-fraud tools to assist clients in financial services. Before joining APACS Riten spent a period as inhouse Risk Management Consultant for two internet ventures Flutter.Com in London and Minutepay.Fr in Paris, France. In both roles Riten was responsible for developing inhouse anti-fraud strategy and procedures as well as the design of technical anti-fraud solutions.

Riten lives in North London, England and his family reside in Leicester, England where he spent his youth. Riten has also found time to undertake various community activities for SSPC UK and was pivotal in the organising of the SSPC Millenium Games at Kettering Leisure Village, Sharad Poonam at Harrow Leisure Centre and the SSPC India Earthquake Appeal in Kettering which raised £15,000 for the victims of the Gujarat Earthquake.

His personal interest include following sports events across the globe, a zest for travelling, organising charity events and Indian fictional writing.