Nick Branigan is based in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ Fraud Investigation Service. Dr Branigan has specialised the field of economic crime in fisheries and in 2017 was named the UK “government counter-fraud professional of the year”. This recognised his work to tackle all aspects of crime and fraud along the fish industry supply chain, which has boosted tax receipts by £30m. He is currently Chair of the North Atlantic Fisheries Intelligence Group which is affiliated to the OECD and aims to combat economic fisheries crimes.
AN INTERNATIONAL INITIATIVE AGAINST TRANSNATIONAL ORGANISED CRIME IN THE GLOBAL FISHING INDUSTRY