Mr Mark Nuttall is the country manager at Hill and Associates and he oversees the firm’s operations in Singapore, which is licenced by the Singapore Police Force as a 'Security service provider'.
As the country manager, Mark is in charge of the organisation’s overall business practicalities, and navigates complex risk problems on behalf of clients. As an innovator, he initiated a program of partnerships with FinTech, RegTech, Training SaaS, OSINT, specialist data retrieval expert providers, and physical security product providers.
Mark has an extensive risk management background with over 20 years experience as a global risk management, financial crime, and security specialist, with a background in security, law enforcement, geopolitics, International Organisations, financial institutions, project management and bespoke risk consultancy. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, and the Institute of Paralegals, and holds a Master's degree in International Security. His extensive practitioner and leadership experience spans across the corporate and government sector.
Mark was formerly contracted to the Organised and Emerging Crime Directorate within Interpol. He had a specialised focus on leading projects focusing on international liaison, cooperation, cross-border operational support and advisory duties, specifically within the ASEAN / APAC / MENA region. This was inclusive of facilitating national government ministries, law enforcement, and local NGOs and IOs through best practice guidance, mentoring, and advisement, alongside training state officials. Other duties included problem solving, facilitation of best practice investigation, risk and disaster management, and intelligence management protocols, policies, strategies, analytical tools, data technologies and covert techniques. He had remit for assessing illicit market trafficking routes for the natural resource market, in line with ESG methodologies and traditional crime patterns. He collaborated with United Nations partners, NGOs, international organisations, governmental entities, and project donors.
His background derives from a long-term appointment as a senior detective within New Scotland Yard, London, where he dealt with complex criminal and civil matters, inclusive of international serious and organised crime, involving traditional recidivist crime (Drugs / Firearms / Kidnap / Fraud / Money laundering, et al), and engaged in supervisory and leadership duties.
Mark is well versed in the specialist areas of counter-fraud, AML, tax churn, financial misuse, legitimate and illegitimate commodity chains, organised crime and murder investigations, technology use and partnerships. This is alongside environmental governance and climate risk mitigation, corporate intelligence, internal investigations, due diligence, asset identification and protection, contract and donor negotiation, and strategic risk management. Mark has also sat in a second line of defence function within a financial institution and understands the intricacies of compliance and governance within complex banking frameworks, and regulated entities.