Dr. Harald Haelterman (°1972) is a Belgian academic with extensive international experience in managing security, ethics and compliance. He holds a Bachelor's Degree, a Master's Degree and a Ph.D. in Criminology (Ghent University, Belgium), a Master of Science Degree in Security and Crime Risk Management (Leicester University, United Kingdom) and a Certificate of Higher Education in Philosophy (KU Leuven, Belgium). He further specialized at the Free University of Brussels, Antwerp University and University College London. He is a former research fellow at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Law and Information Technology (KU Leuven) and a former guest lecturer at the Free University of Brussels and the University of Antwerp Management School. Since 2006 he has been an associate member of the Faculty of Law and Criminology at Ghent University, alternately as an Academic Advisor, Postdoctoral Researcher and Visiting Professor, and in 2017 he was appointed Visiting Professor at the Law Faculty of KU Leuven. He started his professional career as a Corporate Investigator and Crime Risk Management Consultant, providing investigative and consultancy services to a variety of multinationals and industry sectors. In 2002 he joined TNT Express where he held various (senior) management positions in security and compliance prior to being appointed Global Head of Business Ethics. Following the acquisition of TNT by FedEx Corporation he became a Manager Legal Compliance and Integrity for FedEx Express Europe. He further served as an independent expert for the European Commission Research Executive Agency and as a chairman of the European Express Association Security Committee, representing the express cargo industry in stakeholder meetings and working groups with European institutions and a range of international regulatory bodies. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner, lectured and published extensively and has been participating in a wide range of international studies, projects and expert groups. His current research interests include environmental criminology, crime against business, compliance management and modus operandi research.