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Danny Mayhew
Director - Compliance Investigations (EU, TMEA & JAPAC) at AMGEN (UK)


Daniel Mayhew has over 26 years of serious and complex investigative experience at the highest level as a leader, practitioner and people manager within the public and private sectors. Working on major investigations both nationally and internationally including economic crime, fraud, corruption and bribery, misconduct, homicide, corporate manslaughter and organized criminal networks. In both the public and corporate sectors, he has been a key player in ensuring the delivery of successful outcomes on investigations in the UK, US, Azerbaijan, Georgia, South Africa, Mozambique, Angola, Holland, Belgium, Middle East, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Japan, China, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Italy, France and India.
He has vast knowledge and experience in managing and leading teams of multi-faceted investigators and is recognized as an accomplished, innovative, dynamic and articulate leader, senior investigator and manager. His decision making, and strategic influence has ensured successful outcomes in investigations scrutinised at the highest levels in the UK (Central Criminal Court and Royal Courts of Justice - Court of Appeal).

Daniel is trained as an advanced specialist interview consultant/practitioner and is seen as a subject matter expert in this field and is trained to the highest national level for developing, managing and handling human intelligence sources. Much of his experience has been gained as a senior manager/team leader and senior detective working nationally/internationally with a variety of regional law enforcement agencies/partners and specifically in the Metropolitan Police Service (London).

Daniel concluded his exemplary law enforcement career as a Detective Sergeant (also performing the role of Temporary Detective Inspector) on the Specialist and Serious Investigations Directorate with the Metropolitan Police in June 2013. He joined BP Oil International in July 2013 as a Investigations Manager / Lead Investigator on the Global Business Integrity Team making a seamless transition and where he lead and assisted on investigations into ABAC (Anti-Bribery and Corruption), AML (Anti-Money Laundering), Fraud, Misconduct, Theft and Compliance concerns whilst assessing and incorporating the impact of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and UK Bribery Act legislation where relevant.

In August 2016 Daniel was successfully recruited by Amgen Inc. a US global leader in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals industry. Taking the role as their Senior Compliance Investigations Manager for Europe, Turkey and the Middle East. After less than 12 months in this role he was promoted to the position of Director Compliance which saw him additionally oversee the JAPAC region. He is a valued senior member of Amgen’s Worldwide Compliance & Business Ethics function responsible for leading internal compliance investigations across the region with an occasional US focus. Daniel is on the Regional and Global Leadership teams and is the chair of a cross-functional Regional Intake & Triage Committee, leading the committee in triaging and tracking all reports of potential non-compliance. He is a key contributor in shaping strategies for investigations in Europe, TMEA and JAPAC as well as for the overall policy for global investigations. Serving as an expert advisor to the regional leadership and management teams he has developed key stakeholder relationships and cross-functional working practices including advising on risk-based strategies for monitoring and audit activities.

Daniel’s career has seen him lead change management, development and learning programmes reviewing complex investigations and identifying weaknesses and writing control gap and policy recommendations. His findings and conclusions have been used for the development and organisational learning of operational investigations and to ensure that best practice, efficient management of resources and streamlined service delivery are adopted to enhance business value and reduce risk and recidivist fraud and misconduct behaviour occurring within the organisation.
In this position Daniel has created and developed strategic and operational investigation & risk management plans for numerous business segments across international jurisdictions. His management of stakeholders and relationship building with external investigative partners has assisted in securing organisational protection in global investigations in the areas of ethics, compliance, security and integrity.

Daniel’s experience and knowledge as a nationally qualified trainer has seen him develop and deliver national loss prevention, fraud awareness, compliance and security presentations and training to the public and private sectors, at a staff and senior management level.

Daniel graduated from Middlesex University, London in 2013 having successfully achieved a master’s Degree, Hons (1st Class) in Applied Criminology.

Agenda Sessions

  • Thresholds: Managing Investigations and Self-Reporting