James Spratt OSACO

James Spratt

About Me

James is a highly skilled investigator and manager with more than 25 years’ experience conducting internal oversight, compliance, and fraud investigations around the world.

James spent more than 20 years conducting criminal, civil, and administrative oversight, fraud, and employee misconduct investigations for Offices of Inspectors General (OIGs) and other US government agencies. During this time, James led and mentored large teams of investigators focused on complex financial, procurement and healthcare fraud, supply chain theft, sexual harassment and other misconduct and compliance matters, throughout a large region of the US.

James has been posted throughout the US, Middle East, and Asia, including long-term postings at US Embassies, where he used his cross-cultural understanding, sensitivity, and coordination skills to work jointly with foreign counterparts during investigations, operations, and training courses.

Since leaving the US government, James has managed the intake, assessment and investigation of complex internal compliance violations at two separate United Nations oversight organisations and has provided investigations consultation services for public and private organisations, including managing the global investigations programme for a large international development organisation.

James is a certified Project Manager (Project DPro), has an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice, and a Master’s degree in Organisational Leadership. He has earned certificates in Executive Leadership studies at American University and is a trained Safeguarding and SEAH investigator.

Key Skills: Leading, training and mentoring new investigators; assisting organisations in developing investigations processes, procedures and policies; developing reporting templates and best practices for case management systems.

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