About Oliver May

Oliver is a consultant, author and speaker on tackling fraud and corruption in the humanitarian and global development sector. He has conducted counter-fraud and anti-corruption work worldwide.

Oliver was the Head of Counter-Fraud for Oxfam GB, where he led the international humanitarian and development organisation’s efforts to reduce fraud and corruption to an absolute minimum across its 54 operating countries, 31,000 staff and volunteers, and £400m annual budget.

He joined Oxfam from the UK’s Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA, now the National Crime Agency), where he was an accredited, warranted criminal investigator who worked on a number of high-profile and award-winning international investigations and interventions. Prior to SOCA, Oliver was an accredited crime analyst working with two UK police forces.

Oliver is an Affiliate Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and an Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

Oliver’s book, Fighting Fraud and Corruption in the Humanitarian and Global Development Sector is out now.

He is currently based in Sydney, Australia.