Jon Rowell is a senior managing director in the Hong Kong office of FTI Consulting and the leader of the firm’s forensic and litigation consulting practice in the Asia Pacific region.
Since 1997, Jon has focussed on providing independent expertise and evidence in relation to complex business, valuation, accounting and financial issues in both contentious and non-contentious contexts.
He was first appointed as a testifying expert in 2007, and has given evidence in court and before international arbitration tribunals on behalf of both claimants and respondents.
Jon’s work primarily involves issues regarding the identification and valuation of damages, the valuation of businesses and the investigation of fraud and corruption. He has acted as an independent expert and investigating accountant in a wide variety of situations, including in relation to commercial and joint venture agreement disputes, merger and acquisition disputes, pricing related disputes, intellectual property valuation disputes, shareholder disputes and fraud and corruption investigations.
Jon has worked on projects in a wide range of industry sectors, including energy and natural resources, mining, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, financial services, telecommunications, property, manufacturing and retail.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, banking and finance from Cardiff University. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Jon has lived and worked in the United Kingdom, Australia and Hong Kong, and has led cross-border client engagements in Europe, Asia, Australia and North America.
WWL says: According to one source, "Rowell is professional, commercial and is an excellent expert witness under cross examination."
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