Eddie Lam is praised by sources one of whom comments, “He is top-notch in the field and a regular resource for me when I need forensic accounting done in the PRC.”
Eddie Lam is a senior managing director based in Shanghai, China where he leads the forensic and risk advisory services China practice of FTI Consulting. Mr Lam has provided accounting, investigative and compliance-related expertise in litigation, crisis and audit situations for more than 20 years. He has led engagements in over 20 countries spanning Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas, assisting clients with regulatory inquiries and other allegations of wrongdoing including financial reporting fraud, corruption and bribery, misappropriation of assets and employee misconduct.
Additionally, Mr Lam has significant experience in advising on and implementing various proactive compliance and risk mitigation initiatives that help companies protect their interests, both commercial and legal.
Key areas of speciality include: forensic accounting investigations, compliance program design and implementation, compliance/FCPA investigations and oversight audits, litigation support, third-party compliance due diligence/audits/investigations, pre-transactional due diligence, business process and internal control design and assessment, and dispute resolution support. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr Lam was a director for the German engineering firm Siemens, based in Beijing, China. At Siemens, Mr Lam was responsible for overseeing all compliance related audits and forensic accounting matters in the Asia-Pacific region. Before that, Mr Lam was a director in PwC's forensic services practice out of New York where he led and assisted on several large-scale forensic accounting and anti-corruption investigations.
Mr Lam holds a BA in international relations from the University of Pennsylvania as well as an MBA in accounting and finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He is a certified public accountant in the state of New York.