Mason is a Senior Managing Director of IGI, with more than 20 years experience conducting complex fact-finding investigations. He has managed major cases involving contests for corporate control, competitive intelligence collection and internal corporate investigations. Before joining IGI, Mason was a foreign affairs researcher at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.
Mason was a principal investigator in IGI’s 1992 internal probe of the United Way of America, conducted on behalf of the national charity’s Board of Trustees, which set a new benchmark for independent internal investigations. He testified as a government witness in the 1995 trial in which the former president of UWA and his associates were convicted of federal fraud charges.
In recent years, Mason has managed many of IGI’s biggest and most complex cases, including money laundering and bank fraud cases in Dubai, and Iraq War defense contracting fraud cases elsewhere in the Middle East, as well as investigations of adversarial parties in Europe and Asia.
Mason received a B.A. degree from the University of Washington and an M.S.F.S. degree from Georgetown University where he completed an honors program in international business and economics and won a Dean’s award for academic excellence. He also completed the Graduate Business Program in International Management at Templeton College in the U.K.