Former Scotland Yard Detective joins FACT
November 13, 2023
FACT, the specialist in IP protection. has announced the appointment of Neil Whitbread as its new Investigations Manager.
With a distinguished background as a former Scotland Yard Detective, Whitbread brings over two decades of expertise in specialist serious and organised crime units. His experience includes leading complex investigations and managing intelligence and critical risks across multiple jurisdictions.
Since leaving policing, Whitbread has worked on numerous projects in local government, leading regulatory and compliance investigations, and as an Investigations and Intelligence Consultant for global corporate investigations. Neil has also project-managed due diligence, intelligence, and risk advisory services to professional football clubs and governing bodies.
FACT CEO, Kieron Sharp said: “It is my great pleasure to welcome Neil on board. Neil is a vastly experienced, professional investigator with unique expertise and skills and his experience in so many fields will be a great asset to FACT and our evolving areas of business”.
Whitbread added: “I am delighted to be joining FACT, who have such a strong pedigree and standing globally in the investigations and due diligence industry. I am grateful for the opportunity and responsibility to help maintain those high standards and I look forward to developing new opportunities and relationships with FACT”.