Christian Andrè Chmiel CEO, Web Shield Limited

Christian A. Chmiel, CHRU (WSA), CFE, B.A., is Chief Executive Officer of Web Shield Limited in London, responsible for the development and implementation of new investigation techniques and research tools to identify fraudulent or brand damaging online merchants. Before he served as the Deputy Head of Compliance with Wirecard Bank AG in Germany, and specialized in online fraud investigations, credit card compliance and underwriting for acquiring banks.

He has served clients across a wide range of sectors, including financial services, IT software, entertainment, travel and health. Christian has undertaken assignments in the mainland Europe, Israel, Georgia, North America and the United Arabian Emirates. He brings deep experience in conducting investigations into fraudulent intentions of online merchants, risk calculations and forecasting methodologies.

Christian is a Certified Fraud Examiner (ACFE) and a Certified High-Risk Underwriter (WSA), and holds a bachelor’s and Diploma degree in European Business Administration. Christian is a lecturer at the Web Shield Academy and has written and co-written a series of publications about the various aspects of risk management, fraud detection and investigative methodology.