Wendy Shapss is an eminent name among peers in Europe for insurance matters. She has over 18 years of experience providing expert testimony in high-value litigation and arbitration proceedings.
Ms Shapss co-leads the global insurance services practice and is a senior managing director at FTI Consulting and has over 20 years’ experience in accounting, auditing, insurance, bankruptcy and fraud with distinct expertise in complex insurance and reinsurance matters, working for domestic and international insurers in arbitration, mediation and litigation.
Ms Shapss has expertise examining internal controls, revenue recognition, allocation of expenses, reimbursement policies, recovery of rebates and credits, reward programs. Ms Shapss has also assisted the Department of Justice and SEC with complex investigations associated with price fixing, fraudulent accounting activity and damage quantification. Ms Shapss has a broad range of industry experience including insurance, financial services, automotive, waste management, publishing, manufacturing, not-for-profit, restaurants, retail, and environmental and asbestos issues.
Ms Shapss began her career at Price Waterhouse and joined FTI Consulting in 1998 where she has helped build one of the most comprehensive insurance consultancies to best serve client’s needs. Ms Shapss fosters inclusivity and collaboration in her team and community. She is a leader of the FTI Women's Initiative and active mentor. Ms Shapss is a certified public accountant, a certified fraud examiner, certified in financial forensics and a chartered global management accountant. She holds a BS in accounting and marketing, and an MBA from Lehigh University.