Associate Director

Cross-border Asset Tracing & Recovery

Cayman Islands

Jamie is an Associate Director based in Cayman. He has worked as a forensic accountant specializing in financial investigations for over seven years and is a qualified chartered accountant.

Jamie has extensive experience in matters related to fund and portfolio mismanagement, accounting fraud/financial misstatements, money-laundering (asset misappropriations/tracing/searching and recovery), insider investigations, share price manipulation, and non-performing loan assessment/recovery.

Specialisms

  • Financial investigations
  • Forensic accounting
  • Complex fraud and corruption in multiple jurisdictions
  • Litigation support
  • Restructuring
  • Investigative interviewing
  • Open-source intelligence
  • eDiscovery, analytics, and financial modelling

Recent assignment highlights

  • Led the forensic analysis of an investment manager’s >£10 billion collapsed fund, including the assessment of performance losses, spurious asset valuations, investor redemptions, fund liquidity, and asset diversification appropriateness.
  • Provided forensic accounting and litigation support to a magic circle law firm seeking to uphold a worldwide freezing order over a former trading partner who defaulted on the payment for $462 million of gold bullion. Led a multi-jurisdiction asset search/verification across Mali, Russia, Germany, and Turkey to determine the fraudulent misrepresentation of assets made by the trading partner. Further identified losses sustained by the entity of up to $170 million through the analysis and modeling of banking information, trading data, and financial statement analysis.
  • Investigated the illicit transfers of $500 billion through a Ukrainian bank by its former shareholders on behalf of the National Bank of Ukraine. Identified accounts, corporate entities and resulting deposit accounts established to perpetuate money laundering, resulting in the freezing of accounts holding >$5 billion.

Sectors

  • Legal services
  • Financial institutions
  • Asset management
  • Regulated firms
  • Government
  • Not for profit

Memberships

Institute of Chartered Accountants for England & Wales (ICAEW)

Cayman Islands Institute for Public Accountants (CIIPA)
 

Qualifications

Association of Chartered Accountants (ACA) 

Graduate Diploma in Law at BPP Law School 

BA at University of Birmingham in Political Science