CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 29, 2017--
Navigant (NYSE: NCI) announced today the continued expansion of its
Disputes, Forensics & Legal Technology (DFLT) segment in Asia with the
appointment of two new managing directors, Neill Poole in Hong Kong and
Gagan Puri in Singapore.
These experts will assist clients on a broad range of commercial
litigation, international arbitration, and investor-state disputes
involving complex accounting and valuation issues by acting as expert
witnesses or advisors. Through local recruitment and the transfer of
experienced staff to Asia, the practice is able to support its clients
throughout the region in complex disputes where local accounting
expertise and knowledge can be critical.
“By establishing a strong local team to serve clients across Asia,
Navigant will be well-placed to pursue continued growth in these
markets,” said Dave Tortorello, leader of Navigant’s Disputes, Forensics
& Legal Technology segment. “It will also build on our strong, existing
regional presence in construction disputes resolution.”
Neill Poole, Hong Kong
Poole has nearly 30 years’ experience as a forensic accountant and
expert witness, and has been based in Hong Kong for more than 15 years.
Prior to joining Navigant, he held senior positions in several
consulting firms with responsibility for developing their investigations
and litigation support, as well as expert witness practices.
Poole has been involved in some of the most complex and high profile
disputes cases in the Asia region and elsewhere, and has given expert
accounting witness evidence on more than 20 occasions in tribunals in
Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Switzerland, and the United
Kingdom. In addition, he has led numerous financial investigation cases
across Asia, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other
corruption related investigations, fraud investigations,
money-laundering investigations, and asset tracing enquiries.
In addition to his forensic accounting and disputes experience, Poole’s
expertise also includes insolvency and restructuring cases and advising
investors on due diligence and valuation.
Gagan Puri, Singapore
Puri has 20 years’ experience in Big 4 firms, working on a range of
forensic, dispute, risk consulting and advisory matters across 29
countries. He is one of India’s most prominent expert witnesses, with
significant experience in providing testimony on matters related to
disputes, investigations, and general commercial or contractual matters.
Puri’s investigations work has included financial statement fraud,
embezzlement, asset misappropriation, bribery and corruption, diversion
of funds, economic offences, trade sanctions, and regulatory
non-compliance. His experience includes a number of large global
investigations with cross border ramifications. Puri’s disputes
experience includes preparing expert reports in matters before courts
and tribunals in India, international arbitrations in the United
Kingdom, U.S., and Singapore, Indian courts both high court and Supreme
Court matters, and courts in the United Kingdom, U.S., and in the Middle
Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global
professional services firm, that helps clients take control of their
future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge,
substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help
clients build, manage, and/or protect their business interests. With a
focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and
significant regulatory or legal pressures, the firm primarily serves
clients in the healthcare, energy, and financial services industries.
Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and
technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp
insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More
information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.
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Jennifer Moreno Reddick
Navigant Investor Relations
Navigant Corporate Communications