About Chris Mathers - Former Undercover Law Enforcement Officer, Authority on Crime in Business:
Chris Mathers spent most of his life working undercover for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, US Drug Enforcement Administration, and the US Customs Service. Posing as a gangster, a drug trafficker, and even as a money launderer, Mathers has seen and done it all. In his extraordinary talks, Mathers takes audiences into the underworld that only he can describe, letting people in on the stunning stories and secrets harboured by terrorists and those involved in organized crime.
In 1995, Mathers joined the Forensic division of the international accounting firm, KPMG. In 1999, he was appointed to the position of President of KPMG Corporate Intelligence Inc. where he was responsible for international due diligence, asset recovery operations, and the investigation and prevention of organized crime and money laundering.
Touching on issues from security, hiring decisions and background checks to money laundering schemes, corporate fraud, bribery, blackmail, extortion and more; Chris offers wise insights on human character and organizational culture that can help you to spot and avoid the perils of white collar crime. Chris is a unique, humorous, and fascinating speaker.
A popular media commentator and speaker, Mathers has served as a consultant on several feature films and documentaries relating to organized crime, espionage and money laundering. He has appeared on television and radio interviews on CNN, PBS, MSNBC, all of the Canadian national news networks as well as media outlets in Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia and the Caribbean. Mathers is also the host of The Egyptian Job, on the National Geographic Channel.He is also the author of the bestselling book, Crime School: Money Laundering.
What Chris Mathers Talks About:
Chris is in great demand as a keynote speaker at conferences and corporate retreats. Whether the audience are front-line staff, sales managers, corporate executives, teachers, entrepreneurs, trades people or parents, there are many lessons to be learned from his life of crime. Touching on issues from security, hiring decisions and background checks to money laundering schemes, corporate fraud, bribery, blackmail, extortion and more; Chris offers wise insights on human character and organizational culture that can help you to spot and avoid the perils of white collar crime. Chris is a unique, humorous and fascinating speaker.
Current Trends and Topics In Business Today:
Corporate, Finance and Legal
- Regulatory compliance
- Management and/or Employee Misconduct
- Fraud, Corruption and Money Laundering
Associations, Organizations and Foundations
- Safeguard reputations and ability to raise funds and conduct ethical business practices
- Straight talk on crime, terrorism and anti-globalization
- Travel Risks Do & Do Not: Situational awareness while traveling abroad
- The impact of popular culture on adolescent behaviour
- How do today's Youth perceive the world around them?
- Interventions: When adolescence become ensconced in drugs, alcohol and other criminal activity. Tips and resources on getting them back from the Abyss.
My Life: 20 years undercover: The subject matter is not from a legal or academic perspective, but from a practical, often gritty one. Chris' approach is to take a complex subject and he uses plain language, the criminal vernacular, and real experiences to illustrate the concepts of organized crime.
Chris' credibility and engaging approach will scare the hell out of you and keep you riveted at the same time.
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