KPMG Poaches SFO Veteran For Corporate Crime Team

Law360, London (August 7, 2019, 5:44 PM BST) -- Serious Fraud Office veteran Mark Thompson is to leave the crime-fighting agency to join KPMG's major fraud investigations group in the fall.

Thompson, the SFO's chief operating officer — who worked for KPMG before moving to spend 15 years at the agency — will return to the consulting giant as a special adviser in November, KPMG said on Monday.

“Economic crime is recognised as a major threat to the U.K., and I look forward to helping KPMG and its clients tackle that threat,” Thompson said in a statement.

Thompson is the only person who is not a lawyer to have led...

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