Second Sight

Who We Are

Second Sight is a specialist team focussed on the Financial Sector and Service Industries.

Second Sight's Consultants possess strong business acumen collectively developed from more than sixty years in Director/ influential positions in some of the world's foremost Financial Service Companies, in IT and in other Service Industries, Public Sector and in Professional Investigation Companies.

Second Sight have amassed a range of experiences including:

  • Operations Management & Continuous Improvement
  • Leadership Development
  • Coaching
  • Organisational Change
  • Systems Design
  • External & Internal Audit
  • Forensic Accountancy
  • Risk Management
  • Global Portfolio/Fund Management
  • Management & Control of Trading in Derivatives, Bonds, Equities and other Investments
  • Recovering and analysing electronically-held data
  • Designing and delivering Training Programmes and Courses
  • Formulating Policy Documents
  • Designing Financial Control and Management Information Systems

A key value for Second Sight is to only take on assignments for which we believe we can offer a differentiated high return service.

Personal Profiles

Ron Warmington FCA CFE, Managing Director

Ron Warmington, Operations DirectorA Chartered Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner, Ron has held leading positions as a Board Director and Chief Financial Officer of a Global Fund Management Company; Head of Internal Audit and a Member of the Audit Committee, and later as Global Banking Investigations Head, of one of the world’s largest international banks. In these positions, he has designed and implemented changes that have transformed business profitability, turning hugely loss-making business into sustained profit-generators.

David Jeffries, Director

David Jeffries, Managing Director As a Change Management / Continuous Improvement professional, David has worked extensively across Banking and the Financial Services sector. Additionally, David has a broad industry exposure including over 15 years working with utilities , public sector, high volume manufacturing, IT and supporting process transformation in Legal Services.

As well as being a qualified engineer and a Certified Fraud Examiner, David has a BA (Hon.) in Psychology and Sociology, is a Certified 6 Sigma Master Black Belt, a published author on Quality Management, a Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel and Development, Certified Cyber Crime Investigator and a member of the International Association of Financial Crime Investigators.

Ian R Henderson CCE CISA FCS, Director

Ian HendersonIan R Henderson CCE CISA FCA specialises in providing support to organisations dealing with the challenges of digital evidence, IT Security and the disclosure of electronic documents. Ian qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1984 and then specialised in corporate investigations and computer audit. He subsequently qualified as an Information Systems Audit & Control Association ("ISACA") Certified Information Systems Auditor. He is also a member of the International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners (“ISFCE”) and is an ISFCE Certified Computer Examiner. He has been trained in forensic computer procedures and has extensive knowledge of the criminal justice system and the civil procedure rules relating to the disclosure of electronic documents. He has been invited to speak at over 20 conferences world-wide in the last 5 years on a variety of security related topics and and has given evidence as a forensic computer expert in numerous civil and criminal cases, including a major terrorism trial at the Old Bailey. Prior to moving into the private sector in 1998, Ian was Head of Investigations at the UK’s largest Financial Services Regulator. Immediately before this, he was Manager of the Investigations Department at Lloyd's of London, with responsibility for investigating fraud and misconduct world-wide.

Chris Holyoak FCA, Senior Consultant

Chris Holyoak

Chris is a Chartered Accountant who has worked in senior financial and operational management roles at leading investment and commercial banks. The last 22 years have been spent supporting the creation and development of an International Financial Institution (IFI) initially as Controller, then Head of Operations & IT, Director of Budget and Financial Policies before being appointed as Managing Director of IT & Administrative Services. Chris has strong project management oversight skills and expertise in managing organisational change and guiding effective use of technology within a strategic framework. He has extensive experience in all aspects of the facilitation of Crisis Management and Business Continuity. Given the IFI's combination of a private sector approach with public sector ownership Chris is skilled in relevant areas of corporate governance working closely with Audit and Budget Committees of Boards of Directors.

Strategic Partners

Our strength is augmented by our ability to draw on a network of experienced professionals all at the top of their game and possessing the required qualifications and experiences that will provide a tailored fit to the specific challenge being presented.

Advanced Forensics

  • Specialise in the acquisition and analysis of digital evidence and in the investigation of major or complex fraud.
  • Use forensic techniques that match or exceed the standard found in Police High Tech Crime units and comply with the Association of Chief Police Officers guidance for computer based evidence. AFL has invested heavily in technology in the last 2 years and has developed a number of automated techniques that substantially reduce the overall cost of examining digital evidence. These advanced techniques are particularly relevant to any organisation contemplating or involved in litigation.
  • Provide training in computer forensic procedures to staff from High Tech Crime Units in both the private and the public sector. The training provided is approved by bodies such as the Law Society, ISACA and the ICAEW as meeting the standard necessary to qualify for CPD or CPE points.

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7226 0303

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Mondrago Investigations Ltd

Extensive experience including many years Law Enforcement in the following areas:

  • Asset Tracing
  • Surveillance
  • Undercover Operations
  • Litigation Support
  • Due Diligence
  • Anti Money Laundering

DJ Lean Consultancy Ltd

Experienced Lean 6 Sigma and Change Management consultancy practice with senior practitioners from finance, public sector, manufacturing and service industries. The close association with Second Sight ensures a shared methodology and philosophy delivering consistency of message at all times.