Neil leads the UK team’s investigations practice. Neil has been an investigator for more than 25 years and a forensic accountant for more than 18 years. He is a Certified Practicing Accountant (Australia), a Certified Accounting Technician (UK ACCA) and a Certified Fraud Examiner.
Neil has led and managed forensic and investigation assignments across the UK and in more than 90 countries around the world. His experience includes investigations related to bribery and corruption, competition and anti-trust, fraud and breach of trust, HR and people issues, securities trading breaches, theft and misappropriation of assets, counterfeiting and leaking of confidential information.
Neil previously worked for the global corporation LafargeHolcim, where he was Head of Group Investigations. Prior to LafargeHolcim, Neil spent nine years at BP Plc, where his roles included Director in the Fraud and Misconduct Investigation team. Neil was instrumental in establishing a global professional multidisciplinary team and helping deliver new compliance investigations governance frameworks at both LafargeHolcim and BP.
Neil has undertaken investigations for the UK Financial Services Authority, UK Serious Fraud Office and UK Financial Conduct Authority and has given evidence in the criminal courts of the UK and Australia.
Neil also has experience with a range of other forensic assignments including royalty audits, asset tracing, civil fraud actions and income protection claim reviews and assessments.