John Beadle

John Beadle

Head of Financial Crime and Fraud, RSA

John joined RSA in 2000 where he has been directly responsible for the development of RSA’s UK Counter-Fraud strategy. He has ensured that counter-fraud activity is now embedded as an essential part of RSA’s end-to-end business processes, incorporating the latest in automated fraud detection software, contributing significantly to the company’s financial results and regulatory compliance and establishing RSA as one of the leading performers in combating fraud in the UK market.  He has also become a leading figure in the wider UK insurance industry fraud arena, being an active member of the Association of British Insurers Financial Crime Committee for many years, as well as being at the forefront of cross-industry initiatives, such as the formation of the Insurance Fraud Bureau, which he led as Chairman from, 2005 until 2009.

John also chairs the IFED Management Board and is leading one of the IFB 20/20 Strategy Workstreams targeted to deliver an industry-wide fraud intelligence system for the market.  Previously John enjoyed a successful police career, retiring as a Detective Superintendent from the Serious & Organised Crime Group at Scotland Yard in 1996, before taking up a position as an Executive Director of a large Security and Corporate investigation company, Capital Group PLC.

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