Andrew

Andrew Howard

Partner, Forensic Services

Brisbane

+61 7 3237 5619

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Andrew Howard is a Partner in the Forensic Services division of BDO and has over 15 years’ experience working both in Australia and the United Kingdom. Andrew employs a pragmatic approach to help clients navigate through difficult complex fraud and litigation matters by offering practical solutions which minimise operational disruption and reduce the risks of further disputers and prolonged claims.

Services

  • Fraud investigations and fraud risk assessments
  • Data mining and analytics
  • Assessment of damages in commercial disputes and business interruption claims
  • Personal injury and medical negligence assessments
  • Share and business valuations
  • Family law matters – assessment of net worth.

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 in relation to a £500 million contract dispute in the United Kingdom
  • Acting for the defendant’s in a $20 million class action
  • Acting for various Insurers in relation to personal injury and business interruption claims
  • Valuation of a large scale aviation business for court purposes
  • Wide range of business valuations for matrimonial purposes.

Qualifications

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

Affiliations

  • 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.