Viv JonesEthics & Compliance Officer, UK & Africa | Director at WSP (UK)
Viv Jones is a corporate crime lawyer, investigator and ethics advisor. He gives business leaders practical advice to how to operate lawfully, ethically and profitably worldwide. Viv specialises in the resolution of issues at the intersection of law, business and politics. He advises on the risks around bribery, fraud, sanctions, unfair competition, modern slavery, tax evasion, professional ethics and similar compliance topics.
Currently the Ethics & Compliance Officer (UK & Africa) for the global engineering firm WSP, Viv was previously a senior lawyer in the Tier 1 rated corporate crime practice of a leading US-UK law firm, a litigator at a US law firm, a corporate investigator for a global consultancy, and a secondee to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (the diplomatic service of the UK). Viv has lived and worked in the UK, Russia, the US, the UAE and Australia, and has practiced across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the Commonwealth of Independent States. He has appeared as a guest lecturer at the Higher School of Economics (Moscow) and the University of Dubai (UAE).