Tjeerd Krol is an “excellent” and well-established figure in the Dutch market with more than two decades’ expertise in the space. Sources comment that he is “very responsive, prepared and credible”.
Tjeerd Krol is managing director for the disputes and investigations practice of Duff & Phelps, focusing on forensic accounting, financial reporting and expert assistance in (commercial) disputes.
Tjeerd has over 20 years of experience in various types of commercial disputes, both in litigation and arbitration, such as (shareholder) disputes, and follow on (cartel) claims, as well as various types of accounting irregularities, accounting reconstructions, the inability to meet internal, external or regulatory reporting/audit deadlines and/or questionable financial transactions.
He also focuses on litigation support involving various financial and accounting issues, including business interruption claims, financial compliance with contracts and matters involving the application of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS). His experience includes consulting clients facing accounting irregularities, financial statement restatements, securities litigation claims, SEC or other regulatory inquiries/investigations.
Before joining Duff & Phelps, he was an audit partner with Deloitte, working for medium-sized to international (listed) companies. Furthermore, he consulted supervisory boards and management on issues such as risk management, compliance and regulatory issues and business valuation. Moreover, he was jointly responsible for setting up the disputes and investigations practice in the Benelux region for Alvarez & Marsal.
Tjeerd earned a bachelor's degree in management from the Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, a master's degree in business administration and accountancy and a postgraduate degree in auditing (CPA) from the University of Groningen. He also holds a postgraduate degree in forensic accounting from Nyenrode University and University of Leiden. Tjeerd is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Dutch Institute for Chartered Accountants (NBA) and a member of the Dutch Register for Court Experts (LRGD).