Jack Mitchell


  • Americas
  • Ethics and Compliance Consulting
  • Investigation Services
  • Litigation and Dispute Support

Jack is a Principal in Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics, and Intelligence practice and leads on construction monitoring efforts. A former criminal investigator, Jack brings extensive experience as an investigator in the private and public sectors, investigating organized crime, labor racketeering, fraud, money laundering and other forms of corruption. Jack helps clients manage various risks that are inherent in large capital construction projects. In addition, he assists governments in monitoring major public construction and infrastructure projects to mitigate the risk of fraud, waste, and other abuses. 

During his career in the private sector, Jack has managed and conducted internal investigations, including investigative due diligence, at public and private organizations as well as labor unions. He regularly presents his investigative findings to boards of directors, audit and compliance committees and senior management. 

Recent tasks that Jack has worked on include:

  • Leading the redevelopment of a global banking institution’s world headquarters, a multi-year effort to conceive, plan and execute a highly successful construction compliance program that regularly reported to upper management.
  • Managing the development and execution of an integrity monitoring program for a government agency during a USD 400 million construction project at a New York City convention center.
  • Leading a team of former IRS and other former law enforcement officials assisting the monitor of a Swiss bank conducting a comprehensive review of the bank’s programs, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with internal policies and US tax and anti-money laundering laws and regulations. 

    Prior to Control Risks, Jack was most recently an executive director at J.P. Morgan Chase. He has also held positions at BDO USA, LLP and Thatcher and Associates, LLC, and served as a senior investigator with the Organized Crime Task Force for the New York State Attorney General’s Office. 

    Jack received his BA from the Pennsylvania State University, where he studied organized crime in a multidisciplinary approach that included economics, political science, sociology, and anthropology.

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