Stephen is a forensic accounting partner at BDO in London. He has more than 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 Liverpool John Moores University.
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 contentious insolvency team in the forensic accounting group and regularly works alongside insolvency practitioners in a number of roles: expert witness, adviser, undertaking investigations to follow cash, and tracing and recovery of assets. He also represents the UK firm on the firm’s global forensics leadership group.