Andrew Howard, Partner, Forensic Services

Andrew Howard

Partner, Forensic Services


+61 7 3237 5619


Andrew Howard is a Partner in the Forensic Services division of BDO and has over 20 years’ experience working in Australia and the United Kingdom. Andrew assists clients in resolving high risk and complex matters efficiently and effectively by offering practical solutions which minimise operational disruption. Andrew has acted as an independent accounting expert on cases involving personal injury, loss of profits, breach of contracts, negligence, counterfeit claims, fraud and financial investigations and has provided evidence in court.


  • Fraud investigations and fraud risk assessments
  • Business interruption and commercial insurance claims
  • Compulsory acquisition and land resumption claims
  • Commercial litigation and assessment of damages
  • Medical negligence claims
  • Personal injury and dependency claims
  • Forensic data analytics.

Key assignments

  • Major investigations on behalf of ASIC, CCC and QLD State Government
  • Investigation of a collusion matter leading to recovery of $1 million for client
  • Fraud investigations ranging from $50k to $10m (for civil and criminal purposes)
  • Acting for parties concerning a £500 million contract dispute in the United Kingdom
  • Acting for the defendant’s in a $20 million class action
  • Acting for the claimant in a $28 million claim
  • Acting for parties concerning business interruption and land resumption claims
  • Wide range of contract disputes, medical negligence and personal injury claims.


  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Southern Cross University
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Certificate III in Investigation Services.


  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Associate Member - Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Focus Session Facilitator and Exam Marker for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Writes articles for both internal and external publications
  • Author of the BDO Not-For-Profit Fraud Survey 2012, 2010
  • Author of Clubs Queensland Not-For-Profit Fraud Survey 2012, 2010.