Nicholas Cameron is an eminent name in the region who commands great respect from peers for his handling of fraud and corruption investigations.
Nicholas Cameron, a partner and head of forensic for KPMG in the Lower Gulf, is a chartered accountant specialising in forensic accountancy, principally in conducting complex investigations into financial crime and providing expert witness services in disputes. He provides specialist support to KPMG clients operating in the Middle East who face high-stakes litigation, complex investigations and regulatory scrutiny. With almost a decade of experience in the Middle East, Nicholas was formerly a senior member of KPMG’s forensic team in London. He has been appointed as the Crown’s expert accountant in criminal fraud proceedings on numerous occasions and has given oral evidence before the Crown Court in the UK both as an expert and witness of fact. Nicholas’ evidence has been accepted in all cases, and he was given an honourable mention by HHJ Stone QC in a case where the defence abandoned their expert at the conclusion of Nicholas’ cross examination. Prior to joining KPMG Forensic, he was a principal investigator with the Serious Fraud Office, the UK’s leading department for investigating and prosecuting serious and complex fraud and corruption.
Nicholas’ relevant practice areas include: fraud investigation and expert services; asset tracing; anti-bribery and corruption; financial crime compliance; dispute advisory and expert witness mandates; and fraud risk management.
He is certified as a Chartered Accountant by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Queensland, Australia. He is an associate of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC).