Customer Due Diligence

Global business security solutions headquartered on the Isle of Man.

We are a specialist investigations and training company. Our expertise is in leveraging online information and delivering high quality business intelligence to our customers.

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Colin Tansley


Founder and Managing Director Colin Tansley has 40 years of experience in security and investigations. He specialises in conducting confidential online enquiries for a multitude of clients.

With an extensive background in intelligence, investigations and training he is passionate about using his skills and knowledge to protect individuals, companies and organisations from criminality and adverse risk.

He has taught his Internet Investigative Skills training for nearly 10 years to numerous professionals and in many jurisdictions, including Albania, Croatia, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Kosovo, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro and Serbia.

Colin is a visiting lecturer at University College Isle of Man where he is involved in teaching the ‘Professional Investigative Skills’ element of their Cyber Security degree programme.

He is a serving member of the Association of British Investigators (ABI) and EPIC (Ex-Police in Commerce).

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Mark Newton

Cyber Security and Risk Manager

Having worked in the financial services industry for a number of years at all levels, Mark brings a wealth of multi-jurisdictional financial industry knowledge in Compliance, Risk and ML/FT Prevention to Intelect from multiple financial industries.

Mark joined Intelect in 2019 as the Cyber Security and Risk Manager, is a Member of the International Compliance Association (MICA), holds the Advanced Certificate in International Compliance and the Diploma in International Governance Risk and Compliance. He started his financial services career in risk in the banking sector before moving into trust and company services where his passion for compliance kicked off, he progressed through the ranks into the role of Compliance Officer before moving into the Insurance industry where he became Head of Compliance and Money Laundering Reporting Officer.

No obstacle is too large for Mark and he is always happy to help anyone in any way he can, no matter the challenge.