SAS - Deloitte Webinar Series

Enhanced Fraud Detection through enterprise-wide Advanced Analytics

Protect your Organization and be significantly more efficient by going beyond the basics

Thursday 23rd April  2020 | 11:00 -12:00


11:00 - 11:25CEO Fraud Scheme - How it would have been prevented by Data Analytics
Burcin Atakan Deloitte Forensic Partner, Romania
Mihai Bucheru, IT Forensics Manager, Deloitte Romania
11:25 -11:45Overview of new-age Advanced Analytics for Fraud Detection
Anna Lykourina and Katarina Garaiova, Senior Fraud Industry Experts, SAS EMEA
11:45  - 11:55Advanced Analytics for the greater good
Andreas Kitsios, Fraud Practice Leader, SAS Greece & Eastern Europe
11:55 - 12:00Q&A with SAS and Deloitte experts

Webinar Description

We have all heard about the use of Advanced Analytics, and the power they hold to unravel previously unknown insights from data.
This also applies to the detection of fraudulent activity, and this session will bring you up to speed with how Advanced Analytics can help organizations to “connect the dots”, consolidate information from discrete sources and systems, and adopt technologies to safeguard their operations.

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Andreas Kitsios
Sr Business Solutions Manager - Fraud and Security Intelligence, SAS Greece and Eastern Europe

Andreas is the Fraud and Security Intelligence practice Leader for the region of Greece and Eastern Europe (GEE).
Within his role, he is responsible for the adoption of solutions that enable customers to secure their financial and organizational integrity against fraud, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and established internal policies/processes.
He has extensive experience in the field of Information Technology, with focus on IT solution design and architecture of business applications, and has collaborated with class-leading customers across a range of different industries, including Oil & Gas, Energy & Utilities, Banking and Telecommunications.

Anna Lykourina
Senior Fraud Analytics Expert - EMEA Fraud Strategy Team

Anna Lykourina, CFE, is an EMEA Fraud Analytics Expert covering all Industries across the region. Having more than 16 years of experience with SAS products and Statistical Modeling, she can thoroughly understand the business needs and propose the appropriate analytical techniques to leverage the Fraud/AML results within the Institution. During her SAS career, she has developed the SAS Fraud Analytics Service offering, which is a collection of analytical techniques  enriched with visual capabilities to help financial institutions use AI/ML to improve efficiency and effectiveness of their Fraud Detection Program. Her educational background is in Statistics and Economics and is SAS Certified both as a Machine Learning Specialist and a Statistical Business Analyst.

Mihail Bucheru,
IT Forensics Manager, Deloitte Romania

Mihail is leading the Forensic Technology practice in Romania and has extensive experience in e-Discovery, Computer Forensics, Forensic Data Analytics and Cyber Crime.
He led multiple e-Discovery and Computer Forensics projects, fighting against anti-trust breaches, internal fraud, intellectual property theft or financial fraud and served multiple clients in various countries, such as Romania, Germany, Bulgaria, Italy, Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic.
Mihail is certified as Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and as Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) with EC-Council.

Burçin Atakan
Forensic Partner, Deloitte Romania

Burcin is Partner within the Financial Advisory practice of Deloitte Romania with hands-on experience in Disputes/Mediation, Expert witness/Quantum, Forensic Transaction Reviews, Fraud Investigations, Compliance Reviews, Operational Risk Reviews, General Data Protection Regulation.
Burcin has 23 years of experience in the forensic field. He previously worked in the financial sector in Turkey and delivered forensic advisory services under another Big Four company in Istanbul and Bucharest. Burcin has been in Romania since 2011 and led the Fraud Investigation and Dispute practice for clients in Romania, Bulgaria and Moldova.
Burcin is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Public Accountant (Turkey) (CPA – namely SMMM). He is also a Board Member of the Turkish Romanian Business Association TIAD.