James Tebbs is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura based in Dubai, focused on risk, forensics, and compliance. He is an experienced forensic professional with over 20 years in professional practice in the UK and the Middle East.
James has extensive experience in advising clients on financial crime compliance having led the regional practice for one of the Big 4. He has advised major local and international banks, insurance firms and asset managers in all aspects of AML and broader financial crime matters from regulatory compliance to licensing and remediation.
In addition James’ practice covers fraud prevention, fraud detection, and investigation across a range of sectors including financial services, government, construction, family offices, telecoms, healthcare, real estate, media, hospitality, and oil and gas. Prior to joining Ankura, he held senior leadership roles in the forensic practices of two other global professional services firms in the Middle East.