Mark Brown is a Managing Director in the Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services practice with 25 years of professional experience performing corporate investigations (fraud and bribery); compliance program assessments and due diligence; and litigation support (quantification of damages and expert witness testimony in international arbitration as well as state and federal courts). Mark provides forensic services to various industries, including financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food and beverage, transportation and logistics, FMCG (fast moving consumer goods), and defense contractors/aeronautics. He also assists private equity firms in delivering forensic services to portfolio companies.
Prior to joining the firm, Mark was an Operating Partner - Enterprise Risk Manager at a private equity firm, where he was responsible for driving improvements to compliance programs across the portfolio (risk areas included anti-fraud, anti-bribery and cyber resiliency). Mark also spent 20 years in the forensics practice at a Big 4 accounting firm, and based in New York, Singapore and Istanbul.
Mark has performed economic, accounting and financial analysis, including valuation, in commercial disputes and has served as expert in 20+ matters. He was an expert witness on economic damages (on behalf of the US) and testified on five occasions before the Iran-US claims tribunal at the Hague, the Netherlands in rebuttal of Iran’s claim for damages (exceeding $2 billion). He has conducted over 50 corporate investigations of fraud, corruption and financial crime across a variety of industries and in more than 20 countries. He was a member of the investigations team engaged by the bankruptcy trustee to investigate the $3.7 billion Tom Petters Ponzi scheme.
Mark’s experience also includes compliance program design, gap analysis and risk assessments (including anti-fraud controls, anti-bribery); and he has drafted risk management policies and worked with companies to enhance internal controls.