Webinar: The impact of COVID-19 on serious and organised crime, with Graeme Biggar, Director General, National Economic Crime Centre, NCA

Please apply now to secure your spot on this live webinar. Sign up as usual using your WIG account, an invitation to register on the webinar platform confirming your place will be sent out a week ahead of the session. 

We are delighted to host Graeme Biggar, Director General, National Economic Crime Centre for this session looking at the role and priorities of the National Crime Agency (NCA) in fighting serious and organised crime. Graeme will touch on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in this area, he will also address the increases in cybercrime and fraud, and how the NCA is addressing these rapidly evolving challenges within the public and private sector. 

By attending this event you will:

  • explore the different cyber criminality and fraudulent activities that can impact your organisation
  • learn how organisations can prevent serious and organised crime in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • have the chance to ask Graeme questions directly during a live audience Q&A


  • Graeme Biggar

    Director General

    National Crime Agency

    Graeme Biggar CBE, was appointed Director General, National Economic Crime Centre (NECC) in March 2019. The NECC is a collaborative, multi-agency centre established to deliver a step change in the response to tackling Serious Organised Economic Crime. It has been set up to protect the public, prosperity and UK’s reputation by leaving no safe space for criminals and reducing the threat of Economic Crime. Graeme joined the agency from the Home Office where he had been Director National Security since 2016, providing leadership on the pursue element of the counter terrorism strategy and hostile state activity. His experience includes helping shape the response to the 2017 terrorist attacks, and the Salisbury attack; and overseeing the Investigatory Powers Act implementation programme across government. Before joining the Home Office, Graeme worked for the MoD, in a series of policy and change management positions. He was Chief of Staff to the Defence Secretary from 2013 until 2016.

Please note this session will not be recorded.

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