Phillip Jones

Senior Investigation / Asset Recovery Specialist

Phillip Jones joined the Basel Institute on Governance in November 2018. He is a former Officer of the UK National Crime Agency.

Over his 31-year career in policing, Phillip has specialised in the investigation of serious and organised crime and terrorism both in the UK and internationally. He has extensive expertise in most areas of covert operations, including source handling, intelligence, surveillance and investigation/case building. More recently, he has focused on financial investigation, investigating money laundering offences and confiscating the proceeds of crime through domestic and international courts.

In his most recent posting, he served as Financial Investigator in the context of a joint commitment by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and National Crime Agency to provide international law enforcement support and liaison in Tanzania.