"Tim is rigorous in his review and analysis of complex financial issues"
"He is a formidable testifying expert who has calm composure on the stand. I've observed Tim withstand hours of cross-examination and remain totally unflappable"
"Mr Hart's recall of record is absolutely remarkable"
"I am most impressed by his excellent preparation, tremendous work ethic and huge amount of experience in the field"
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 35 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 in 2010.
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 50 international disputes, including 30 treaty cases, with ten more as a consultant.
Representative assignments include: Arif v Moldova; B3 Croatian Courier v Croatia; CSOB v Slovak Republic; Crystallex v Venezuela; FLAG Telecom v VSNL; 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 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.