Wayne Malgas

Director

Johannesburg

Wayne heads the fraud and business intelligence practice of Control Risks in Southern Africa.  His areas of specialisation are criminal investigations, financial investigations, asset tracing and anti-bribery and corruption reviews.

  • Africa
  • Anti-fraud & Financial Crime
  • Business Intelligence
  • Enhanced Due Diligence


Wayne heads the fraud and business intelligence practice of Control Risks in Southern Africa.  His areas of specialisation are criminal investigations, financial investigations, asset tracing and anti-bribery and corruption reviews.


Wayne’s recent consulting experience includes:
  • Project managing an investigation to assist a mining company in uncovering conflicts of interest in relation to equity that its board members and executive management held in other commercial ventures.
  • Investigating alleged fraud in a subsidiary of an international telecommunications company. The case required that a range of disciplines, including cyber forensics, forensic accounting and financial investigations, be assigned.
  • Conducting a review of the procurement procedures of an international oil company in Nigeria with a view to uncovering irregular /unlawful practices and to recommend remedial measures.


Before joining Control Risks, Wayne held the position of chief investigating officer at the Directorate of Special Operations (DSO), a specialised law enforcement agency in South Africa. After leaving the DSO he joined the foreign service of South Africa and served as a senior diplomat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and given responsibility relating to the counter-terrorism agenda items.

Wayne studied law at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, South Africa.  He also completed law enforcement and security management courses at the International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) in Roswell, New Mexico (US) and Damelin Management School in South Africa.

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