Ken Gamble is the co-founder and current executive chairman of IFW Global. He is a professional cybercrime investigator and surveillance specialist with 30 years’ experience in the private sector. Ken has consulted to an array of government, corporate and foreign based law enforcement agencies. Clients include the Australian Commonwealth government, large insurance companies, multinational corporations, high-net-worth individuals and foreign government agencies. Ken has also worked alongside regulatory and anti-corruption bodies in every continent of the world during this career.
Director of Global Investigations
Allan Watson is the Director of Global Investigations and has 35 years’ experience in varying fields of investigations. These include serious investment fraud, asset tracing and recovery, business intelligence and security and crisis management in both the corporate and government sectors. Allan is presently in charge of coordinating complex investigations in many continents across the world including Asia, Europe, Africa, Middle East and the Americas.
Dr Alana Maurushat is a Director of IFW Global and a Professor of Cybersecurity and Behaviour at Western Sydney University. She has a B.A. in Communications (University of Calgary), B.C.L. (McGill), LL.B. (McGill), LL.M. with Concentration in Law and Technology (University of Ottawa), PhD (University of New South Wales). She is an expert in cybercrime, privacy, telecommunications, and cybersecurity. She has worked on projects for both the Canadian and Australian governments, advises to industry, and is often in the media.
Darren Kelly is IFW’s Investigations Manager and has 10 years’ experience as an investigation’s specialist in both criminal and civil proceedings. Darren was a former NSW police officer, who’s special interest in fraud related cases, saw him transferred to the NSW Police Fraud Squad, where he was able to investigate high scale fraud cases. Darren's experience focuses on identification and investigation of fraud-related crime. Darren has developed a proven track record of reliable relationship management and customer service across a diverse range of internal and external business stakeholders, working in busy team environments to deliver exceptional customer service, with a continuous approach to improving ways of working, no matter the environment he is in.
Director of US Operations
Michael Nasca is the Director of US Operations, who has over 25 years of federal law enforcement experience as a special agent in both criminal and civil proceedings. Michael retired as a special agent with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), he was responsible for investigating financial crimes, customs fraud, intellectual property rights violations, money laundering and cybercrimes. Michael has been nationally and internationally recognized for collaborating with other governments and non-government entities in order to address transnational criminal organizations operating in the United States and abroad. Michael also retired as a US Navy Reserve Intelligence Officer where he served a tour in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.