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An independent office holder whose primary role is to enquire into allegations regarding MPs' claims for business costs and expenses

​Comp​liance Officer for IPSA

Andy McDonald, Compliance Officer for IPSA

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Andy served 30 years within the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), retiring as a Detective Superintendent. 

 His final role was Head of Specialist Investigations at SO15 Counter Terrorism Command, New Scotland Yard, where he led the National Terrorist Financial Investigation Unit and several crime disruptions teams. 

Immediately prior to this, Andy was Head of the MPS Fraud Squad with responsibility for the investigation and prevention of complex fraud, art and antique crime and gaming crime within London and the UK. 

Twenty years of his service focused on specialist, covert and overt operations within an organised crime and counter-terrorist environment in New Scotland Yard detective teams. He has been an experienced detective for 26 years and a Senior Investigating Officer (SIO) and Authorising Officer for 10 years; leading numerous complex and sensitive investigations from local crime to serious financial crime or kidnaps and threats to life. 

Previous Compliance Officers

  • Peter Davis (2011-16)​
  • Martyn Taylor (2011)
  • Luke March (2011)

© Compliance Officer for IPSA, 4th Floor, 30 Millbank, London, SW1P 4DU