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Fred Chan

Fred Chan

China Everbright Centre108 Gloucester RoadHong KongHong Kong

Thought Leader

Thought Leaders - Data 2019
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Data - Data Experts 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Fred Chan excels thanks to his "database and analytics expertise". He is highly skilled in data review, information analysis and investigations-related matters.

Biography

Fred is a managing director specialising in data consulting, analytics and cybersecurity at Ankura. Based in Hong Kong, he has over 18 years of experience in high-tech investigations, e-discovery support, regulatory compliance and corporate investigations, having worked on engagements for a considerable number of Fortune 500 companies in the Asia region. A chartered accountant by profession, Fred has held senior positions in both corporate compliance function and international risk consulting practice specialising in areas of financial forensic investigations and forensic technology deployment throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Fred has extensive experience in conducting complex forensic investigation in matters related to regulatory compliance breaches, FCPA compliance due diligence, shareholders’ dispute advisory, internal investigations, audit committee inquiries, investigation pertaining to theft of proprietary design, intellectual property, financial reporting frauds, employee ethical issues and whistle-blower allegations.

Fred’s forensic analysis experience includes analysis of computer systems, network servers, financial reporting systems and digital evidences in response to data breach incidents, electronic discovery response and fraud investigations.

Fred also provided expert testimony in the courts of Hong Kong and the Grand Jury in the United States.

Fred has worked in many locations around the world and in Asia countries including mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Dubai, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Pakistan, Philippine, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. Fred is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua) and English.

Fred’s professional experience covers digital forensics, e-discovery and cyber breach, including e-discovery support to compliance investigations; data breach; theft of proprietary technology; theft of product design; and Anton Piller order support.

Before becoming the director of global legal technology solutions at Navigant in 2016, Fred was the director of forensic technology discovery services for the fraud investigation disputes service at Ernst and Young (Hong Kong) (2015–2016); director of global investigations and compliance at Navigant (2006–2015); director at Risk3 Consulting Limited (2003–2006); and director of dispute, investigation and intelligence at Kroll (1996–2003).

Fred is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA; non-practising); the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ACA); the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE); and the Asia-Pacific chapter of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) (2004–). He has also served as a member of HTCIA’s executive committee (2005–2011).  He has an MBA from the University of Surrey (1999). Additional training and accreditations include: SANA GIAC certified forensic analyst (GCFA) (2010–2014); graduate diploma in computer forensics (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), 2000); professional diploma in computer forensics (HKUST, 2001).

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Fred Chan is “a professional and seasoned operator” who is admired by sources for his “diligence and expertise” as well as his “extremely responsive” approach.

Biography

Fred Chan is a managing director at Ankura, based in Hong Kong. He has over 18 years’ experience in high-tech investigations, eDiscovery support, regulatory compliance and corporate investigations, having worked on engagements for a considerable number of Fortune 500 companies in the Asia region. Fred has held senior positions in both corporate compliance function and international risk consulting practise, specialising in areas of financial forensic investigations and forensic technology deployment through the Asia-Pacific region.
Fred has extensive experience in conducting complex forensic investigations in matters related to regulatory compliance, breaches, FCPA compliance due diligence, shareholders’ dispute advisory, internal investigations, audit committee inquiries, investigations pertaining to theft of proprietary design, intellectual property, financial reporting frauds, employee ethical issues and whistleblower allegations. His forensic analysis experience includes analysis of computer systems, network servers, financial reporting systems and digital evidences in response to data breach incidents, electronic discovery response and fraud investigations.
Fred has worked in many locations around the world and in Asia in countries including mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Dubai, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Pakistan, Philippine, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. Fred is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.
Fred is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), HK Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW), High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA), Asia Pacific Chapter (executive committee member from 2005 to 2011) and the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA).
WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Fred Chan is a financial forensic investigations specialist with exceptional experience across high-tech and corporate investigations, regulatory compliance and e-discovery support.

Biography

Fred Chan is a managing director at Ankura, based in Hong Kong. He has over 18 years’ experience in high-tech investigations, eDiscovery support, regulatory compliance and corporate investigations, having worked on engagements for a considerable number of Fortune 500 companies in the Asia region. Fred has held senior positions in both corporate compliance function and international risk consulting practise, specialising in areas of financial forensic investigations and forensic technology deployment through the Asia-Pacific region.

Fred has extensive experience in conducting complex forensic investigations in matters related to regulatory compliance, breaches, FCPA compliance due diligence, shareholders’ dispute advisory, internal investigations, audit committee inquiries, investigations pertaining to theft of proprietary design, intellectual property, financial reporting frauds, employee ethical issues and whistleblower allegations. His forensic analysis experience includes analysis of computer systems, network servers, financial reporting systems and digital evidences in response to data breach incidents, electronic discovery response and fraud investigations.

Fred has worked in many locations around the world and in Asia in countries including mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Dubai, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Pakistan, Philippine, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. Fred is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.

Fred is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), HK Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW), High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA), Asia Pacific Chapter (executive committee member from 2005 to 2011) and the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA).

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