Our Team

Our Team

TenIntelligence is built upon the diversity and expertise of our global teams, both in the UK and UAE.  We have a young, dynamic and enthusiastic team who possess different skill sets, including languages as well as legal, security, brand protection, corporate fraud, investigation and compliance experience. We strive for perfection and always keep to our core values.

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Neil Miller

Founder and CEO

With over twenty years of experience in the corporate security and investigations sector, Neil has international case experience in due diligence, intelligence gathering, brand protection, asset tracing, surveillance and fraud investigations. He is a qualified Certified Fraud Examiner with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners; a member of the London Fraud Forum; and an active member of the United Kingdom Professional Investigators Network.

He is a regular contributor on fraud topics with leading industry magazines and has been a contributing author for three different editions of Managing Business Risk published by Kogan Page.

Neil’s management experience started in 2001 when he was appointed Research Director at an internationally renowned fraud investigation company. He has since been a Board Director for a UK based brand protection and investigations company he helped set up in 2004.

Neil has operational experience within a variety of jurisdictions including Nigeria, Mexico, Brazil, Israel, UAE, Hong Kong, Croatia, Romania, USA, UK and Ireland.

Cate Wells

Cate Wells

Managing Director | UAE

Cate has enjoyed fifteen years’ experience in intellectual property investigations, intelligence gathering and due diligence research. In 2009 she moved from the UK to the UAE and has operated as a market intelligence specialist across the United Arab Emirates and Gulf Region and is highly regarded as a dedicated professional in helping combat intellectual property crime and brand protection issues.

Cate has provided evidence of the highest standards to many domestic and international clients including law firms, trademark agents, brand owners, investigation agencies and market research companies from a variety of different industries.

Cate holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Hons) from Brunel University in London.

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Jenni Miller

Manager | Finance & Business Support

Jenni has 20 years’ experience in the retail banking industry during which she progressed in a variety of roles which have given her a breadth of knowledge in business administration, management and HR.

Jenni joined TenIntelligence in 2019 and provides finance and business support helping coordinate the group’s financial strategy and project implementation.

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Ahmed Alazimi

Senior Consultant | UAE Brand Protection

As an experienced Brand Protection Specialist with extensive experiences in the UAE, Ahmed has executed investigations of criminal activities regarding the theft of Intellectual Property of products such as automotive, imaging consumables, cosmetics, sportswear and luxury brands.

Ahmed graduated from the Alexandria University (Egypt) with an Engineering degree. Prior to joining TenIntelligence, Ahmed was an investigator for another leading UAE brand protection company.

Ahmed speaks Arabic fluently and can utilise his language skills into investigations in a range of MENA countries.

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Tim Minchin

Senior Associate | Due Diligence & Forensics

Tim joined TenIntelligence in 2019 and leads our Due Diligence team providing clients with expertise in due diligence (legal, regulatory and non-regulatory) projects on individuals, investments and companies.

Qualified with Certification in Digital Forensics Fundamentals (in association with the National Cyber Security Centre), Tim also leads our Digital Forensics practice assisting clients with the preservation and examination of digital evidence.

Prior to joining TenIntelligence, Tim qualified as an Engineer and developed his management skills in the retail sector before moving to the financial sector gaining considerable knowledge in GDPR and Data Protection with experience in data analysis, governance and client management.

Lynsey Hanson

Data Protection Officer

Lynsey joined TenIntelligence in 2022 and brings with her over ten years compliance and experience in Data Protection.

Prior to joining TenIntelligence, Lynsey worked in the regulated financial sector, gaining in depth knowledge across several regulatory requirements including Data Protection.  Lynsey is an experienced trainer, delivering Data Protection training both in-house and externally.

Lynsey provides Data Protection advice and supports our clients in meeting their obligation to comply with all Data Protection Laws and regulations.

Shela Febrero

Shela Febrero

Associate | Due Diligence Asia

With over 14 years experience in the corporate and individual due diligence sector, Shela joins the TenIntelligence Team bringing with her experiences in Know Your Customer, due diligence, enhanced due diligence, anti-money laundering, employment/vendor screening, project management and investigative market research.

Shela also has experience in handling intellectual property rights and brand protection case matters, a background in digital forensic and data recovery; as well as strong data mining, OSINT, web search analysis, skip tracing, and profiling investigations.

Daniel Wilkes

Daniel Wilkes

Associate | Due Diligence

Joining the TenIntelligence Team in early 2022, Daniel comes from New Zealand with a Military Intelligence background. Having spent over six years as an Intelligence Analyst, primarily in the support of special operations, he has extensive experience in intelligence collection, examination and analysis.

During his time in the military, he helped design Open-Source Intelligence collection procedures, using these skills to support complex international multi-agency investigations.

Additionally, Daniel has a Master’s Degree in International Security from Massey University and speaks Russian at an intermediate level.

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Rachael Legg

Senior Analyst | Due Diligence & Investigations

Rachael (Rae) joined the team in 2020 as a Due Diligence Analyst.

Rae provides clients with expertise in due diligence (legal, regulatory and non-regulatory) projects on individuals and companies. 

With a First Class Degree in French and Spanish, Rae brings her cultural, language and research expertise to the team.

Prior to joining TenIntelligence, Rae worked in the travel tech sector and assisted the customer service team with bilingual communication and organisation skills.

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Hana Elhelwa

Case Researcher | UAE Brand Protection

As an experienced UAE research and case worker, Hana has assisted in multiple investigations of criminal activities regarding the theft of Intellectual Property of products such as automotive, imaging consumables, cosmetics, sportswear and luxury brands.

Hana graduated with an Arts degree from Alexandria University in Egypt and also from the University of Dubai with a diploma in Human Resources.  Prior to joining TenIntelligence, Hana has had roles with the Dubai Department of Economic Development, Etisalat and the Dubai Islamic Bank.

Hana speaks Arabic fluently and can utilise her language skills into investigations in a range of MENA countries.

Catherine Da Costa

Catherine Da Costa

Senior Analyst | Due Diligence & Investigations

Catherine joined the team in 2021 as a Due Diligence Analyst. She works on due diligence reports, asset tracing and OSINT investigations.

With Masters Degrees in Legal Translation and Human Rights, Catherine brings her research, analysis and language skills to the team.

Prior to joining TenIntelligence, Catherine worked as a legal translator and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists. She speaks fluent Italian, intermediate Spanish and some French.

 

Hannah Walker

Analyst | Due Diligence

Hannah joined the team in 2022 as a Due Diligence Analyst.  Working on background check reports and information gathering, Hannah helps clients with company due diligence research and employment screening for our UK and US Clients.

Prior to joining TenIntelligence Hannah completed her degree in Data Analytics and Finance from Arden University, which enabled her to explore data collection, processing and analytical skills, as well as data protection principles..

Hannah has a creative nature, which along with a keen eye for detail gives her an inquisitive understanding of OSINT research techniques.

Liss Ortiz Diaz

Analyst | Due Diligence

Liss joined the team in 2022 as a Due Diligence Analyst.

Prior to joining TenIntelligence, Liss completed her Degree in International Relations in Mexico, and with a Degree in International Commercial Law from University of Kent, she brings her research, writing and critical thinking skills to the team.

Previously, Liss worked as a Spanish to English interpreter and can utilise her skills to communicate well with people from all backgrounds and diverse cultures.

James Weeds

Analyst | Due Diligence

James joined the team as a Due Diligence Analyst in 2022.

James conducts due diligence checks on individuals and companies, using his research expertise, keen eye for detail and international knowledge to produce high-quality reports.

James graduated with a BA (Hons) in German and Russian from the University of Leeds in 2019, and obtained an MA in Experimental and Theoretical Linguistics from the University of Kent in 2022. His studies have led to the development of sound intercultural understanding, high-level language skills and the ability to conduct thorough research.

Prior to joining TenIntelligence, James worked as a Teacher of English as a Foreign Language in Łódź, Poland.

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Patrick Madden

Director | Digital Forensics

Patrick Madden started his career in the industry as a computer forensic examiner in early 2002. Prior to this he worked as an IT support technician for 4 years, during which time he gained significant knowledge about the day to day functioning of business computing, and how various companies operated. He has regularly drawn on this experience when undertaking digital forensic investigations and consults TenIntelligence with high profile cases through his external “Right Click” consultancy.

Patrick has attained the Encase Certified Examiner qualification, and has given evidence in the High Court, the Crown Court and the Commercial Court on numerous occasions for both civil and criminal matters. He has assisted various government agencies on search warrants and has been the primary computer forensic consultant for many civil search orders.

Nikhil Kamboj

Nikhil Kamboj

Director | Data Protection

With over fifteen years of experience in technology, cyber-security and regulatory compliance, Nikhil has deep understanding of data protection legislations, cyber-security threats, security compliance standards, auditing and business continuity. Nikhil holds an Engineering and Master’s degrees in Computing; is a qualified BSI Certified ISO27001 Lead Auditor; Certified GDPR Practitioner; trained NIST Risk Framework expert; member of the Security Institute; an experienced Data Protection Officer and Chief Information Security Officer.

He was responsible for leading business strategy for Compliance, IT systems, Cyber-Security and Business Continuity for a nationally renowned large security company.

Nikhil provides TenIntelligence with Data Protection, Cyber Security and Information Security Compliance consultancy through his company Databox 360.

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Elena Fedorova

Financial Controller | Dubai

Elena is a hands-on and result driven senior financial professional with progressive experience gained in diverse industries in New Zealand and Middle East & Russia. She is a Chartered Accountant and registered mentor with Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and holds a Degree in Economics and Degree in Accounting.

​Elena’s core skills include financial and strategic planning, working capital management, cash flow modelling and forecast, financial risk management, internal control development, ERP implementation, leadership and people management.

With over 20 years of experience Elena’s career combines diverse industry exposure alongside strong working relationships with auditors, accountants, legal consultants, banks and board of directors in many different companies in multiple geographical regions.

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