Roy Whitehouse is the head of WIS International, based in Portugal and the United Kingdom with outlets in Brazil and Angola, specializing in research, investigation business intelligence service and corporate risk. Roy is a member of a number of professional organizations and is presently Chairman of the Board of the Council of International Investigators, a Board member of the British Portuguese Chamber of Commerce, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and a member of both the World Association of Detectives & the Association of British Investigators. After serving with the British Army, Roy joined the Police force in central London. He served in the uniform and the Criminal Investigation Department, finally becoming a Sergeant. Roy left the Police in 1980 and became an Insurance investigator for a city-based firm. In 1985, he started in private practice in central London, and then formed the Portuguese office in 1992.