Paul Hurrell - Managing Director

Paul has over thirty-years experience in the crime fighting industry, commencing with the New Zealand Police as a Detective Sergeant. Paul received commissioners commendations for outstanding work on many criminal investigations.  Paul was a Court Prosecutions Sergeant, as well as regional media operations manager where his work for the Commonwealth Heads of Government  and Asia Pacific Economic Forum conferences was formally recognised.

Paul is recognised as the leader in insurance investigations and insurance fraud in general, having conducted or managed investigations into over 10,000 corporate matters and insurance claims across all lines of business, specialising in Travel, property, fire and commercial liability matters.

Through the systems that he has utilised, Paul has been able to provide his clients with a return on investment that far exceeds expectations and KPI's.

Described by the Chief Risk Officer of a major Australian bank as a "thief catcher", Paul is a certified fraud examiner (CFE) and also a certified anti-money laundering and counter terrorism funding specialist (CAMS). He is also a serving member of the Risk Advisory board for the Australia New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance as their Financial and cyber-crime risk advisor.

He has presented at workshops, seminars and conferences on numerous occassions on fraud, corporate risk management and cyber-crime in Australasia, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Paul has formal qualifications in Policing; Business Law; Integrated Risk Management; Financial crime Investigations and Loss Adjusting

Paul was fundamental to the implementation of various key initiatives that significantly minimised the risk exposure to the organisation. This was achieved not only through Paul’s expertise, but also through his personal manner and ability to build key relationships across the business.
— Senior Manager of Major Health Insurer
Paul is one of the few real fraud experts.......I have no hesitation in asking for Pauls advice on fraud related matters
— Partner and Head of Fraud at Global Accounting firm
“Paul is a highly experienced and skilled fraud risk professional”
— Head of Legal for a Global Insurer
“Paul is a subject matter expert on fraud as well as an excellent manager of both people and processes.
— Regional Head for major US Bank


Cyber-i is a specialised Information Technology business that provides education, training and ongoing support for executives, managers and employees around the risks that the Internet poses to modern business, especially as they begin transitioning data to the cloud.

Given the multi-jurisdictional nature of cloud-based data, any potential recover of data after an event may rely upon the contract negotiations conducted prior to migrating to a cloud-based platform. Cyber Consultancies works to educate data owners to ensure methodologies are installed to deal with events before they occur.

The founder of Cyber Consultancies holds a Doctorate in Information Technology and has specialised in investigating cloud-based cyber-crime.




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