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Bob Browell

Bob Browell

Counter Fraud Manager,
Macmillan Cancer Support

Bob is the Counter Fraud Manager for Macmillan Cancer Support. He has over 35years experience of investigating, managing and reporting fraud in the public sector. Professionally he is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and is a qualified ‘Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist’ through Portsmouth University. During his career Bob worked for several Government Departments before rising to become the Head of Counter-Fraud for the Skills Funding Agency. Prior to leaving the Civil Service he also worked closely with the Cabinet Office and the National Fraud Authority providing advice and guidance in their initiative to ‘Eliminate Fraud in the Public Sector’. Prior to joining Macmillan Bob worked for the Hertfordshire Constabulary designing and introducing an effective Bail Management Process. Consequently Bob possess a wide range of specialist skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications relating to the fraud investigation environment which he is now utilising for the benefit of the charity sector.

  • Developing fraud awareness across a charity to prevent malpractice and enhance detection of fraudulent activity
  • Exploring Macmillan’s Counter Fraud Resolution Strategy with the delivery of a direct investigation process
  • Assessing how Macmillan adopted a police referral process and pursued civil action through the County Courts to deter fraud
  • Sharing insights on a Private Prosecution Initiative designed to recover lost or misdirected income