"Superb practitioner" Andrew Gordon has "worked on many of the big collapses", comment sources, highlighting his deep experience in financial fraud matters.
Andrew is the global leader of EY forensic and integrity services, based in London. Andrew has over 25 years of experience working as a forensic accountant and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accounts in England and Wales.
Andrew has extensive experience of undertaking complex UK and cross-border investigations in relation to a wide range of clients and across multiple sectors. He also advises clients on their integrity and regulatory compliance agendas.
Andrew has personally managed and led multiple complex and high-profile engagements including US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Justice (DOJ), UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA formerly FSA) and European Commission investigations in the UK, US, Asia-Pacific and Europe across a variety of industries and countries.
Many of his client engagements in recent years have included the investigation and handling of sensitive matters and data in multi-jurisdictional investigations and the provision of remedial governance, controls and compliance advice. These include clients across sectors including aerospace and defence, financial services, energy, oil and gas, mining, media, government, pharma, life sciences and healthcare.
Andrew was engaged by the former Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, as independent forensic accounting adviser to the Mayor’s Forensic Audit Panel. His advice resulted in the restructuring of the Greater London Authority (GLA) and the disbandment of the London Development Authority (LDA) following recommendations made.
He also led investigations on behalf of both the Volcker and Eagleburger Commissions into Holocaust victims’ funds at, respectively, Swiss banks and European insurers.
More recently, he has overseen investigations on behalf of the UK government into the awarding of contracts and related sensitive issues including for the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Defence. He oversaw the investigation for the UK government into MP expenses following public revelations in that regard.
Andrew has provided expert evidence in legal UK court proceedings and regularly provides forensic accounting advice and evidence to companies and their in-house or external legal counsel as part of ongoing investigations and disputes.
Andrew speaks at various seminars and conferences and he has chaired the annual Corporate Accountability conference in London for over a decade.
A graduate with honours in business from Portsmouth University