Gaon Hart is experienced at developing Parliamentary and regulatory relationships, as a renowned expert in designing, developing and implementing global corporate compliance programmes. He has recently been Head of Public Policy in the economic crime arena for Amazon, covering UK & Ireland and prior to that was Head of Global Anti-Bribery & Corruption Advisory, Policy & Training for HSBC Bank, designing and implementing a global anti-corruption programme from scratch covering 64 countries and 230,000 staff. These roles led from his experience as a Senior Crown Advocate with the Special Crime & Counter terrorism Division of the CPS, where he was seconded to the Attorney-General’s Office acting as Lead Solicitor for the Government’s 2006 Fraud Review change programme, developing the UK counter-fraud architecture that still exists today.
Publicly, he represented the UK at GRECO, UNCAC and at an EU Mission to Romania, was Co-Chair of the UK Finance Anti-Bribery & Corruption Committee, advised the UN on their report, ‘Bankrupting the Business of Human Trafficking’ (Link), co-authored the UK Finance definitive guide to the ‘Definition of Public Official’ (Link) and undertook multiple public engagements including appearing before a Parliamentary Treasury Select Committee on behalf of Amazon (link).
Gaon is currently also a Non-Executive Director for the NHS Counter-Fraud Authority and Managing Director of Legal Advisory Worldwide (a boutique legal consultancy company).