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WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say

"Jon is knowledgeable in shareholding disputes and is competent and a very detailed person in investigations" "He is a very strong operator in the space"
"Mr Rowell is probably the best forensic accountant in Hong Kong”

“He is a very experienced expert”

Biography

Jon Rowell is the leader of FTI Consulting in Asia and is based in Hong Kong.

A chartered accountant with more than 28 years of professional services experience, Jon has focused on providing independent expertise and evidence in relation to complex business, valuation, accounting and financial issues in both contentious and non-contentious situations since 1997.

Jon was first appointed as a testifying expert in 2003, and has provided expert evidence in court and before international arbitration hearings on behalf of both claimants and respondents. Jon has been appointed as an accounting, valuation and damages expert on more than 80 occasions.

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, a consulting expert and an investigating accountant on a diverse array of issues including in relation to accounting disputes, commercial and joint venture agreement disputes, merger and acquisition disputes, pricing related disputes, intellectual property and patent disputes, shareholder disputes, and fraud and corruption investigations.

Jon has worked on projects in a broad range of industry sectors, including telecommunications, media, construction, insurance, energy and natural resources, property, mining, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, financial services, manufacturing and retail.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, banking and finance from Cardiff University, is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.

Jon has lived and worked in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Australia and Hong Kong and has led cross-border client engagements in China, Asia, Europe, Australia and North America.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jon Rowell is an "excellent" expert who excels under cross-examination thanks to his "strong industry knowledge".

Biography

Jon Rowell is a co-leader of FTI Consulting in Asia and a senior managing director based in Hong Kong.

A chartered accountant with more than 28 years of professional services experience, Jon has focused on providing independent expertise and evidence in relation to complex business, valuation, accounting and financial issues in both contentious and non-contentious situations since 1997. Jon was first appointed as a testifying expert in 2003, and has provided expert evidence in court and before international arbitration hearings on behalf of both claimants and respondents. Jon has been appointed as an accounting, valuation and damages expert on more than 80 occasions. 

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, a consulting expert and an investigating accountant on a diverse array of issues including in relation to accounting disputes, commercial and joint venture agreement disputes, merger and acquisition disputes, pricing related disputes, intellectual property and patent disputes, shareholder disputes, and fraud and corruption investigations.

Jon has worked on projects in a broad range of industry sectors, including telecommunications, media, construction, insurance, energy and natural resources, property, mining, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, financial services, manufacturing and retail.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, banking and finance from Cardiff University, is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.

Jon has lived and worked in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Australia and Hong Kong and has led cross-border client engagements in China, Asia, Europe, Australia and North America.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jon Rowell is widely regarded as an “excellent expert under cross-examination” with a great “depth of knowledge” of disputes and investigations.

Biography

Jon Rowell is a co-leader of FTI Consulting in Asia and a senior managing director based in Hong Kong.

A chartered accountant with more than 28 years of professional services experience, Jon has focused on providing independent expertise and evidence in relation to complex business, valuation, accounting and financial issues in both contentious and non-contentious situations since 1997. Jon was first appointed as a testifying expert in 2003, and has provided expert evidence in court and before international arbitration hearings on behalf of both claimants and respondents. Jon has been appointed as an accounting, valuation and damages expert on more than 80 occasions. 

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, a consulting expert and an investigating accountant on a diverse array of issues including in relation to accounting disputes, commercial and joint venture agreement disputes, merger and acquisition disputes, pricing related disputes, intellectual property and patent disputes, shareholder disputes, and fraud and corruption investigations.

Jon has worked on projects in a broad range of industry sectors, including telecommunications, media, construction, insurance, energy and natural resources, property, mining, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, financial services, manufacturing and retail.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, banking and finance from Cardiff University, is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.

Jon has lived and worked in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Australia and Hong Kong and has led cross-border client engagements in China, Asia, Europe, Australia and North America.

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Recommended
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