Rod Stokes

Consultant (Financial Investigation)

Rod Stokes is a former Police Officer who joined the Cheshire Constabulary in 1994 and spent many years as a practicing Financial Investigator and Mentor. He is experienced in the investigation and prosecution of domestic and international money laundering cases as well as asset recovery and confiscation matters.

In 2007 he became an International Advisor for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office based in Barbados, where he worked until 2013, although in 2015 he returned on a further short term contract. His role included supporting host governments in the region by building capacity in the areas of anti money laundering and financial investigation. These responsibilities included briefing officials at government and operational levels, delivering financial investigation training, and mentoring individuals and investigation teams.


  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Land Management (De Montfort University, Leicester) 1992
  • BTEC Professional Diploma in Financial Investigation, 2005

Specialist Skills

Designing and inspiring change programs for recovering the proceeds of crime in developing jurisdictions; financial investigation, anti-money laundering, asset-tracing and recovery, delivery of training and mentoring for investigators, managers and prosecutors.

Countries in Which Employed

UK, Barbados, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Grenada, St Lucia, Commonwealth of Dominica, St Christopher & Nevis, Antigua & Barbuda, Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Anguilla, Martinique, United States of America, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and the Kingdom of Jordan.