Charlie Warren

Principal

Singapore

Charlie is a Principal within Control Risks’ Compliance Investigations Intelligence and Technology (CIIT) team in Southeast Asia. Based in Singapore, Charlie leads a team which conducts complex corporate investigations and forensic accounting engagements involving allegations of corruption, financial reporting fraud, internal controls and books and record-keeping violations under both the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and UK Bribery Act (UKBA).

  • Asia Pacific
  • Creating a Resilient Organisation
  • Political and Economic Risk Consulting


Charlie is a Principal within Control Risks’ Compliance Investigations Intelligence and Technology (CIIT) team in Southeast Asia. Based in Singapore, Charlie leads a team which conducts complex corporate investigations and forensic accounting engagements involving allegations of corruption, financial reporting fraud, internal controls and books and record-keeping violations under both the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and UK Bribery Act (UKBA). Charlie and his team also help clients design, evaluate and improve their own anti-corruption and anti-fraud compliance programs.

Charlie has worked in investigations in Southeast Asia for over eight years, and has significant experience in leading investigations across the region, including Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam. 

Prior to joining Control Risks in 2014, Charlie was based in the Philippines, where he led an investigations practice for a boutique US risk consultancy firm. Charlie has also worked as an independent risk consultant covering Southeast Asia, specifically political and security risks within the region. 

Charlie began his career in Rwanda and the DRC as a project management consultant for a number of international aid organisations - including the World Food Programme, the UK Department for International Development, and the Belgium Technical Cooperation – as well as working closely with the national government of Rwanda. While based in the region, he also completed several intelligence gathering assignments for a number of UK-based risk consultancies, assessing localized political and conflict risk scenarios.

Charlie studied at the University of Bristol, UK, where he obtained an MSc (Hons) in Development and Security, and a BSc (Hons) in Politics and Sociology. He has published a number of articles on political risk issues in Southeast Asia and has led training programs on the subjects of fraud risk management and investigations for a number of corporate clients. Charlie is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

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