Stephen is a forensic accounting partner at BDO. He is an experienced forensic accountant with nearly 20 years of diverse experience in litigation matters, international arbitration and investigations. Stephen graduated with honours with a BSc degree in civil engineering from Aston University, Birmingham. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has a postgraduate certificate in fraud risk management from John Moores University, Liverpool.
Much of Stephen’s experience involves cross-border disputes and investigations and he has worked throughout the world. He has been involved in expert witness assignments in the areas of breach of contract and loss of profits, acquisitions and disposals disputes, minority shareholder and joint venture disputes, insurance claims, valuations, accounts interpretation, directors’ disqualifications and intellectual property matters.
Stephen leads the forensic accounting group’s contentious insolvency specialism and has worked alongside insolvency practitioners in a number of roles: as expert accountant; advisor; undertaking investigations to follow cash; and tracing and recovery of assets.