H. Ray Haywood
Ray is a Director and Practise Leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Investigations and Forensic Services national team based in Toronto. He focuses mainly on managing and directing forensic financial investigations and acts as a security resource for evaluating and recommending security best practices for a wide range of private, public and government organizations.
Ray has over forty years of experience in a wide range of investigations with extensive experience in criminal and business investigations. Ray was a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for twenty-four years where he was involved in a diverse range of criminal and fraud investigations. After several years of investigating major criminal occurrences, Ray was an investigator and supervisor in the Commercial Crime Section for eight years. He conducted national and international business investigations with far-reaching experience in bankruptcy, counterfeit currency/financial instruments, insurance fraud and other complex business frauds.
Since joining the Firm in 1997 Ray has investigated a wide range of business issues including fraud, regulatory issues and other criminal and inappropriate actions. He has completed Risk and Vulnerability Assessments for varied organizations and businesses identifying risk vulnerabilities and providing mitigation solutions.
Ray leads PricewaterhouseCoopers Corruption and Bribery initiative he has experience with the CFPOA and other regulatory and corruption legislation. He has directed international fraud and corruption investigations on behalf of several Canadian companies in several international jurisdictions.
Ray also leads our national Background Checking and Corporate Research services. Ray has trained police and business investigators in interview and fraud investigation techniques. He is an experienced speaker who has made presentations to a wide range of public and private organizations on a variety of fraud and related topics.
Ray has trained police and business investigators in interview and fraud investigation techniques. He is an experienced speaker who has made numerous presentations to a wide range of public and private organizations on a variety of fraud and related topics.