Barry Brennan

Senior Consultant, Fraud

Barry has 40 years of experience in Financial Services and is an expert in Fraud Prevention. He is well versed in the strategic and tactical elements required and had deployed numerous technological solutions.

Barry has operated at an industry level serving on the MasterCard Security Committee, Chairing the MasterCard European Risk Committee, serving as a Board member at CIFAS and helping set up National Hunter in the UK

Barry spent 26 years at HFC Bank and as Director of Fraud Prevention and Chargebacks consistently maintained losses at half of the industry average.

In 2002 Barry set up a 300 FTE Operations centre from scratch to support John Lewis Financial Services in the migration of an existing storecard portfolio and the launch of a branded credit card.

Barry spent 9 years at Lloyds where he managed a high performing team in the area of Asset Finance fraud. Initially engaged to turnaround an under-performing department, he latterly was part of the project team managing  Lloyds' divestiture to TSB.

More recently Barry was the Managing Director of National Hunter, an independent not-for-profit company, concerned with the prevention of application fraud within the banking, finance and insurance industry and protecting victims of fraud. He was instrumental in ensuring GDPR was successfully implemented across all of the membership in May 2018.


Barry Brennan


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