Greig Taylor is a senior managing director in FTI Consulting's economic and financial consulting group, based in New York. His practice specialises in the assessment of damages and related quantum issues, and the provision of expert testimony, in the context of domestic and international disputes.
Greig has testified and worked on numerous international arbitration matters for both claimants and respondents, under various institutions including ICC, ICSID, DIAC, SCC, the Stockholm, Zurich, Nigerian and Brazilian Chambers of Commerce, and ad hoc proceedings under UNCITRAL Rules and various free trade agreements. His primary expertise and experience relates to the identification, quantification and valuation of lost profits, business enterprise value and wasted costs in matters involving alleged expropriation and breach of contract. Greig also assists clients in the preparation of economic determinations of contracts and agreements in contentious and non-contentious settings.
Greig's clients have involved companies and governments from around the globe including the United Kingdom, continental Europe, MENA, Asia, Central America and South America and the United States. The range of Greig's industry experience encompasses upstream oil and gas, aviation, mining, shipping, retail, real estate, financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and construction.
Greig's experience also includes litigation consulting involving forensic accounting and financial investigations under IFRS, US and UK GAAP, buy-sell disputes, large-scale international acquisitions, and bankruptcy issues. Litigation areas worked upon include business interruption claims, breach of contract/representations and warranties claims, renegotiation and harmonisation of international tripartite agreements, and assisting clients with the attachment and collection of awards.
Greig received a BA (Hons) in modern history from the University of Manchester, England, and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.
In 2004–2005, Greig spent 10 months at sea racing a 72-foot yacht around the world.
WWL says: One market source considers seasoned expert witness Greig Taylor to be "one of the best damages and accounting experts in New York".
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