Theresa Whelan, COLT Telecom

Theresa is the Commercial Risk and Investigations Manager at Colt Telecom. She has kindly agreed to be a panellist at our Bonn Conference in June 2017 where she will share her knowledge of commercial risk and due diligence.

Theresa is a highly experienced professional, having worked for 18 years in the field of telecoms security and fraud investigations. She joined the Metropolitan Police in 1982, and after several years in uniform she decided to specialise and become a detective working in London. After leaving the police she worked as an investigator for DHL, then in the Commercial Risk and Fraud division of Verizon. Theresa joined Colt in 2003, where her responsibilities cover 26 countries and range from product security to due diligence. She also overseas the on-boarding process for Colt’s voice trading teams and gives security training to all Colt employees.

Previously Theresa was a panellist at the RAG Summer Conference 2016, sharing her views on the current and future priorities for fraud management.