Alex Beavan

Leader, Financial Intelligence Unit, Western Union Business Solutions

Alex Beavan is currently the Head of Fraud Investigation for Western Union Business Solutions. Previously he was in Law Enforcement for 30 years and served in the Counter Terrorism Command and Special Branch in the UK. He was also attached to the Ministry of Defence. He specialised in counter terrorism, counter intelligence and terrorism/serious organised crime financial investigation.

He has been involved in many of the most high-profile terrorism investigations in the last 25 years including a number as the lead financial investigator receiving several awards. He has also presented across the globe on fraud to businesses, financial institutions, law enforcement, and intelligence groups. He is a subject matter expert on Business Email Compromise.