David M J Graves
MA, CMgr FCMI, FInstLM, FABS, CFE
Following a long distinguished military career of 24 years, Dave embarked upon his Police Service where he specialized in Corruption, fraud and all fraud related offences. During his time within the Police service David was the Manager of one of only three UK National Police Fraud Management Course accredited by Teesside University Business School. Since Leaving the Police Service David has continued to teach law subjects throughout the business community. David is the lead tutor in the subjects of Corporate Governance and Business Research Methods on MBA programmes at Magna Carta College, Oxford.
David currently holds the position of Director and Principal of Bradford Metropolitan College where he also teaches Business subjects to Masters Level. Since setting up his own company ‘dg Anti-Fraud Consultants Ltd’ in 2006 he has been commissioned to assist the Polish, Turkish and Lithuania Governments’ fight against organized crime. He has presented training and delivered papers on Money Laundering, Organized Crime Issues, Corruption, VAT Fraud and has run bespoke delegate inter-active workshops to the Polish Police, Customs Officers, Border Guards and Prosecution officials at different venues in Poland. This programme has gained European recognition and has been extended to cover Turkey and Lithuania. Missions of this nature in these developing countries continue to be in high demand by the sponsoring authority The European Commission in Brussels.
David has developed and now is the programme leader of the United Kingdom’s nationally recognized Post Graduate degree in Fraud Investigation and Management Programme currently being run at the University of Wolverhampton.
David holds a Masters of Art Degree in Fraud Management, is a Fellow Founding member of the Institute of Leadership and Management, a Chartered Manager and Fellow of Chartered Management Institute, appointed Chancellor and a Fellow and member of the Board of Governors of the African Business School UK Division and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
In recognition for the vast contribution in strategic direction and development within the African continent David was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in 2010 by Babcock University.