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New SFO Joint Head of Bribery and Corruption

19 August, 2013 | Statements

Today, Ben Morgan commences his appointment as Joint Head of Bribery and Corruption at the SFO.

At the start of his new role Ben Morgan said “During my recent secondment here I saw first hand the excellent work that the Director, his management team and the SFO staff are doing. I am delighted that an opportunity has arisen to be a permanent part of the organisation and look forward to contributing to the important work the office does”.

Ben will be providing strategic direction and operational expertise to a number of complex fraud and corruption cases as well as leading and guiding case managers and their teams. The appointment is a permanent position. The Director of the SFO, David Green CB QC said:

“I am delighted to welcome Ben Morgan to the SFO’s senior management team. That someone of his calibre and professional background chooses to work at the SFO speaks for itself.”

Ben was seconded to the Fraud division of the SFO in July 2012 and joins us from Norton Rose Fulbright where he was a senior associate in the Business Ethics and Anti-Corruption team, dealing with major multi-jurisdictional investigations and compliance matters.  He worked with businesses across a range of industries including financial institutions, oil and gas, mining, logistics and transport.

Prior to this he was a commercial litigator at the London office of US firm K&L Gates LLP.