Lilian Buchanan - Senior Consultant and Counter Fraud Trainer

Lilian has extensive experience in the fraud, security and anti corruption arena.  She provides strategic advice and practical guidance in fraud investigation, identity fraud, fraud loss sampling and measurement, project management, contract management, fraud training and procurement.  She played a leading role in turning the aspirations included in the Government Green Paper, “Beating Fraud is Everyone’s Business - Securing the Future” into reality. Her expertise made her the  obvious choice to contract manage the PINS programme – the largest project ever to train investigation skills.


She specialises in projects in the public sector reviewing strategy, fraud structures and legislation.  Lilian is no stranger to the government culture and uses this as an effective tool in designing practical workable solutions to implement policy change.  She embraces working to demanding deadlines in a budget-controlled environment either as a project manager or as part of a team.  She is an Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist and an Accredited Counter Fraud Trainer with good IT skills. 


Areas of Expertise

  • Fraud Investigation
  • Identity Fraud
  • Fraud Loss Measurement and Sampling
  • Fraud Prevention
  • Contract Management
  • Project Management
  • Public and Private Sector Procurement
  • Business Assurance
  • Security Management
  • Managing Business Change
  • Training Syllabus and Programme Design



Strategic Reviews

  • Identity and Passport Service
  • United Kingdom Border Agency Security and Corruption Unit
  • Criminal Records Bureau


Counter Fraud Training Programmes Design and Development or Delivery

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs
  • Learning Skills Council
  • Local Authorities
  • Carphone Warehouse
  • Veritau
  • Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy
  • National Asylum Support Service
  • Identity and Passport Service
  • Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency


Fraud Loss Measurement Strategy or Training Development & Delivery

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Identity and Passport Service
  • Axa Insurance
  • Department for International Development
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • National Fraud Authority
  • Local Authorities
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Legal Services Commission
  • Department for Business Innovation and Skills
  • Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs