The Global Initiative Network

GIN Member

Hannes Jansen Van Vuren

Advisor Financial Investigations

Hannes Jansen van Vuren is an international technical advisor on financial investigations currently assisting the Financial Intelligence Unit in Seychelles through FCG Germany which is an extension of support he provided through the UNODC in Seychelles. For the last 14 years he was part of international development programs in Malawi, Tunisia,  Lesotho, Tanzania, Kenya, Burundi, Uganda, Rwanda, Egypt and Cote d’Ivoire where he assisted in building capacity on financial and money laundering investigations as well as asset recovery practices.

After a 15 year career with the SA Police Service serving with the Organised Crime Investigation Unit (financial investigations) and Asset Recovery Task Team, Hannes worked in the forensic division of several private sector companies including SizweNtsaluba VSP, EY, Old Mutual and Ngubane. He also consulted with the UNODC on training and development within Africa trough the ARINSA Programme in Tanzania and Malawi and helped developing and presenting training over 2 years to the Nigerian anti-corruption agencies in Abuja through Chris Mathers Inc, Canada.

Hannes obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Forensic Investigations, Diploma in Criminal Justice & Forensic Auditing, Diploma in Policing, Certificate in Money Laundering Control and a Certificate in Anti-Corruption & Commercial Crimes Investigations and is a qualified Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS). He is to complete his Masters in Criminal Justice this year.


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