Stephen is a forensic accounting partner at BDO in London. He has some 20 years of diverse experience in investigations and litigation matters and international arbitration. Stephen graduated with honours with a BSc degree in civil engineering. 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 BDO’s forensic accounting group’s contentious insolvency specialism and has worked alongside insolvency practitioners in a number of roles: as expert accountant, adviser, undertaking investigations to follow cash, and tracing and recovering assets.