View All Past Conferences

 Fraud Prevention Forum 2013



Welcome – Evangelia Dimitroulia, CFE, CIA, CFSA, CCSA, CRMA, Training Director, Hellenic ACFE

Opening – Facilitator journalist: Sia Kosioni


  • Panagiotis Georgiou, CFE, CRMA, President, Hellenic Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - Ass. General Manager NBG Group Network
  • Georgios Kaloritis, CIA, CRMA, CISA, CISM, President, Hellenic Institute of Internal Auditors - Director, Audit & Inspection Division, NBG Group
  • Ioannis Lefkakis, CISA, CRISC, CFE, President, ISACA Athens Chapter - Department for the Supervision of Credit & Related Financial Institutions,Statistical Analysis Section, Bank of Greece
  • Alexandros Tourkolias, CEO, NBG Group
  • Sophia Kounenaki-Efraimoglou, Chairperson, Hellenic Corporate Governance Council & Treasurer, Board of Directors of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV)
  • Harry Theoharis, General Secretary, General Secretariat of Public Revenue, Ministry of Finance


General Session I – Facilitator journalist: Sia Kosioni


Mindset of a Fraudster
James D. Ratley, CFE, ACFE President & CEO

Preventing and Detecting Fraud and Corruption: Internal Audits Role
Gerald D. Cox, CIA, CRMA, CMIIA, Chairman of the Global Advocacy Committee, Chairman of the IIA Board 2007 - 2008

The Greek Code of Corporate Governance
Leda Condoyanni, General Manager, Hellenic Corporate Governance Council


Coffee Break


General Session II – Facilitator journalist: Yiannis Papadoyiannis


Human Nature is what "IT" is in Fraud
Gregory T. Grocholski, CISA, ISACA International President 2012 - 2013, Global Business Finance Director at the Dow Chemical

Business Analytics – Supporting the Detection and Prevention of Fraud
David Hartley, Director, Fraud and Financial Crime Practice, SAS EMEA

A Computerized System in the Healthcare Sector Will Help Combat Fraud
Konstantinos M. Frouzis, President, Hellenic Association of Pharmaceutical Companies

IBM Counter-Fraud, Waste and Abuse Signature Solutions - Smarter Analytics and Risk-sharing
Carmen Ene, Vice President Risk Analytics and Fraud Solutions for Europe, IBM Global Services Europe


 Lunch Break


2013 ΕΥ ΕΜΕIΑ Fraud Survey: Greek Results - Navigating Todays Complex Business Risks
Yannis Dracoulis, LLM, CFE, CISA, Senior Manager, Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services , EY Hellas


Parallel Sessions


Track Α

Facilitator: Georgios Giakouvakis,
Business Development & International
Relations Director, Hellenic ACFE

Track B

Georgios Pelekanakis
CISA, CCSA, Vice President, HIIA


Track C

Facilitator: Ioannis Bonatos,
CISA, CIA, ACDA, BoD Member, ISACA Athens Chapter


Compliance in the Pharmaceutical
Industry: the Example of Novartis

Irene Vouraki, Head of Compliance,Novartis

The Role of Education in Fraud Prevention
Panagiotis Alexakis, Professor,
School of Economics, National &
Kapodistrian University of Athens

Fraud Prevention in Projects Business
Sofoklis Karapidakis, Regional
Compliance Officer, Siemens Greece

Combating Procurement Fraud
Stavros Stavrinoudakis,
Professional Services & Delivery
Manager, SAS Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria







Fraud Prevention in the Insurance Market
Despina Xenaki, Partner, Deloitte

Round table discussion:
"Fraud Investigation as a Tool to Prevent the Next One"


• Konstantinos Yamalidis, MA,
CIA, CFE, CRMA, Internal Audit
Manager, Greece & Egypt, Titan
Cement SA
• Dimitrios Peppes, Head Fraud
Investigation Department, Vodafone
• Nektaria Mygiaki, Lawyer, Deputy
Manager of Criminal Cases, Legal
Services, NBG Group







Strong Authentication as a Measure of Fraud Prevention
Christos Ventouris, CISA, CISM, CISSP, Information Security Specialist, Symantec

Identity Theft
Christos Topakas, Head Group IT Security & Control,Piraeus Bank

Round table discussion:
"Cybercrime & Security"
Facilitator: Asterios Voulanas, CISA, CIA, CMIA, CA, Partner, Risk Assurance, PwC
• Urs Fischer, CISA, CRISC, CIA, CPA, Fischer IT GRC Consulting & Training, Member of ISACA/ITGIs Nomination Committee
• Charlie McMurdie, Senior Cyber Crime Advisor, PwC, Former Head of Law Enforcement National Cyber capability, Police Central e-Crime Unit, Metropolitan Police-UK
• Dr. Ioannis Askoxylakis, Head of FORTH Computer Emergency Response Team, Institute of Computer Science of the Foundation for Research & Technology – Hellas (FORTH)


Coffee Break


General Session III – Facilitator journalist: Tasos Telloglou


Forensic Accounting
Stamatis Dritsas, CRP, AAIA, CPA(GR), CAE, Ethniki Insurance

High Risk Online Behavior
Manos Sfakianakis, Police Brigadier General, Financial Police & Cyber Crime Agency

Practical Advice for Auditors: Simple Strategies to Detect Forgery
Nikolaos D. Kalantzis, Document Examiner, Bsc, PgD, MSc, FSSocDip, MFSSoc, Laboratory Manager at Chartoularios P.C., Visiting Research Fellow Staffordshire University


Closing Remarks

Georgios Giakouvakis, CIA, CFE, CCSA, CRMA, CLA, DTC, SCC, Business Development & International Relations Director, Hellenic ACFE