Forensic accountant Timothy Hart is identified by peers internationally as "a top-notch name in the market". He is well versed in financial and quantitative matters in international disputes.
Tim Hart is a forensic accountant with an outstanding record as an expert on damages, fraud, corruption and other financial issues. Tribunals have awarded exact figures he presented and followed his methodologies. He has over 30 years in professional practice, during which time he has been a leader of the disputes and investigations practices of three global accounting and consulting firms before founding Credibility International.
Tim's international work has involved both treaty and contract cases with claimed damages normally in the hundreds of millions, or billions, of US dollars. Tim has been named expert in over 45 international disputes, including 25 treaty cases, with a half dozen more as a consultant.
Representative assignments include: Arif v Moldova; CSOB v Slovak Republic; Crystallex v Venezuela; Diners Ecuador v Diners Club International; FLAG Telecom v VSNL; GAMI v Mexico; Noble Ventures v Romania; Oxus Gold plc v Uzbekistan; Spentex v Uzbekistan; Supervisión y Control v Costa Rica; Telecom Egypt Company v Vodafone; and Vannessa Ventures v Venezuela. Tim's industry experience is wide with particular depth in consulting, energy, financial services, IT, mining, telecommunications and utilities.
In 2014, Tim authored a study of damages in ICSID cases that focused upon the claims made and damages awarded and the results reported by arbitrator, law firm and damages expert. The study can be found at http://www.credibilityconsulting.com/credibility-international-undertakes-study-damages-investment-treaty-arbitration/
Tim graduated from the University of Notre Dame. He is a licensed certified public accountant and a certified fraud examiner.