Kate Winter, General Manager

Kate is a philosophy graduate and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism. She has had a long career in marketing and public relations, and since 2003 she has worked with awarding bodies who wish to raise their international profile.  As ACi’s General Manager, Kate is responsible for the administrative aspects of building our association and she manages our online and social media presence. She is responsible for all aspects of the day to day management of the association. This includes daily interaction with the CEO and COO and weekly liaison with members of the Executive Committee and the Advisory Panel.

Barry Ellis, Project Manager

Barry is a retired UK police/ law enforcement officer having previously served with the Metropolitan Police, the National Crime Squad, the Serious Organised Crime Agency and the National Crime Agency. An experienced financial intelligence and international asset recovery specialist, he was the operational head of the UK Asset Recovery Office (ARO). He represented UK law enforcement at both the European Union financial intelligence (FIU) and ARO platforms based in Brussels. As an anti-corruption practitioner and policymaker, he was chair of a multi-agency PEP corruption forum and a key member of a Cabinet Office led initiative aimed at supporting UNCAC objectives with domestic and international stakeholders.

Barry has worked as a consultant in both the corporate and regulatory sectors providing advice to senior management on a wide range of compliance and investigation policies and procedures. He is an experienced project manager delivering change to diverse public and private sector clients, including the creation and implementation of training courses and training material to students globally. Currently, he is the project manager for the ACi In-House Corporate Investigators Handbook.

Kiyomi Hanson, Administration Executive

Kiyomi joins us on her gap year having finished her studies at Marlborough College. Kiyomi is an excellent researcher and business analyst. Kiyomi is the third intern to join us on a part-time basis, whilst on her journey to return to full-time education in 2021.