Professor of Criminology and Director of the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies
University of Portsmouth, U.K.
Mark Button is founder and Director of the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, University of Portsmouth. Mark has written extensively on counter fraud, cyber-fraud and private policing issues, publishing many articles, chapters and completing ten books. Some of the most significant research projects include a Home Office funded study on victims of computer misuse, leading the research on behalf of the National Fraud Authority and ACPO on fraud victims; the Department for International Development on fraud measurement, Acromas (AA and Saga) on ‘Cash-for-Crash fraudsters’, the Midlands Fraud Forum, Eversheds and PKF on ‘Sanctioning Fraudsters’. Mark has also worked on the last four Government’s Annual Cyber Security Breaches Survey. Mark has also acted as a consultant for the United Nations Offices on Drugs and Crime on developing international standards for Civilian Private Security Services.