Financial Services | Government & Public Sector | Natural Resources | Not-For-Profit
Forensic Services | Risk Advisory Services
Michael is BDO Australia’s National Forensics Leader and Perth’s Forensics and Advisory Services Partner. He is highly regarded for his extensive experience working on high profile fraud investigations over a variety of industries.
He has forensic services experience which includes assisting clients by undertaking investigations into allegations of fraud and misconduct, the provision of fraud awareness training, developing of fraud control strategy’s and policies as well as undertaking fraud risk assessments. His expertise also covers internal audit and advisory services, particularly in the Government sector.
Previously, Michael worked for the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) in Western Australia where he undertook audit and performance examinations at a number of government agencies. During his time at the OAG, Michael was part of the team that undertook a World Bank governance project in Baku, Azerbaijan, assisting with the development and implementation of a risk-based audit methodology.
Michael was also as a Financial Investigator at the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, where he worked on a number of high profile matters relating to asset stripping and alleged fraud.
Through his roles and BDO and previous experience, Michael guides clients to manage their regulatory and compliance requirements, assisting them with the prevention, detection and response towards fraud and misconduct within their organisations.