Jules Colborne-Baber is described by peers as “a rising star” in the field of forensic accounting. He has experience of matters involving fraud, AML, sanctions and corruption.
Jules leads the investigations practice within Deloitte UK and has specialised in conducting investigations and forensic advisory work across the world for over 17 years.
Jules’ cases have focused in particular in leading and advising on financial services investigations and advisory work. Jules’ deep experience spans conducting investigations involving money laundering, corruption, fraud, sanctions matters and other misconduct. Jules has also acted as a skilled person for the FCA.
Many of Jules’ investigations have been complex, multi-jurisdictional regulatory driven reviews where Jules has led teams to deliver in challenging and highly pressurised situations, designing robust investigative methodologies, analysing complex information and data sets and summarising findings into concise easily digestible summaries which are then presented to relevant stakeholders. In addition to engaging with sophisticated senior client management, on numerous occasions Jules has interacted with and presented to regulators and prosecutors from around the world including the US Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.
In addition to financial services, Jules has led regulatory related corruption and fraud investigations and accounting investigations in the oil and gas, manufacturing and retail sectors.
Jules is very experienced in seamlessly leading international investigation projects directing teams to real clarity and focus to identify the issues at hand, investigate in an efficient and proportionate manner and report to stakeholders. Jules is therefore very experienced in dealing with and working with retained counsel and senior client management.
Jules has had numerous articles published on economic crime and also speaks on these subjects.
Jules is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and graduated from King’s College London with a BSc in geography.