NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nardello & Co. LLC, a leading global investigations firm, today announced that Stephen Crowe has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Head of the Dubai office. Mr. Crowe will lead Nardello’s forensic and investigative services for clients based in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Mr. Crowe has over 30 years of forensic experience, and has managed complex forensic projects in emerging markets in Australia and Southeast Asia as well as the Middle East, where he has resided since 2010. Most recently, Mr. Crowe was the Executive Director for Ernst & Young Fraud Investigation and Disputes Services based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Previously, he was a Director with Deloitte Forensic in Dubai. He has built and led teams that have completed sensitive engagements, including FCPA and fraud investigations, integrity due diligence, asset tracing assignments, fraud risk assessments, and ethics and corporate governance programs.
“Stephen’s extensive expertise in the MENA region and track record of providing outstanding services and results to clients in a range of industries will be a tremendous addition to our global team,” said Dan Nardello, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Nardello & Co. “His deep understanding of the business environment in the Middle East and other parts of Asia will enhance our global offerings to support our clients’ needs. I am delighted to welcome Stephen to the firm and know he will be instrumental in the continued growth of our practice in Dubai and the region.”
“I am excited to be joining Nardello & Co. and to be part of this premier global investigations firm,” said Mr. Crowe. “I look forward to leveraging my regional and forensic expertise to drive successful outcomes for the firm’s clients in the Middle East and globally.”
Mr. Crowe joins Nardello & Co. from Ernst & Young’s Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services team in Saudi Arabia. Previously, he served as Deloitte Corporate Finance’s Director of Forensic Services in Dubai for a period of six years. Prior to the Middle East, he spent over three years with Deloitte Indonesia where he led the Forensic practice.
In an earlier role, Mr. Crowe was the General Manager of the National Open Source Intelligence Centre in Australia, where he was responsible for the monitoring and reporting on Open Source Intelligence tasks for government agencies and corporations. Mr. Crowe developed his skill set within the Victoria Police (Australia) where he served for more than twelve years, including tenures within the Crime Department, and the Corruption Investigation Division.
Mr. Crowe is a recognized expert in the application of data visualization techniques to large and complex frauds and investigations, and has trained the underlying principles to over 1,000 intelligence and investigation professionals in the law enforcement, military, government, and corporate sectors in the Middle East, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Philippines, and South Africa.
Mr. Crowe has written numerous thought pieces on topics including procurement fraud, data visualization, and whistleblowing, and has presented at a variety of fraud and related conferences and seminars in Australia, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East.
About Nardello & Co.
Nardello & Co. is a global investigations firm with experienced professionals handling a broad range of issues including the FCPA/UK Bribery Act and other corruption-related investigations, civil and white collar criminal litigation and arbitration support, asset tracing, strategic intelligence and political risk assessment, computer forensics, and reputational due diligence. The firm’s clients include the world’s leading law firms and financial institutions, Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies, high-net-worth individuals and family offices, governments, NGOs, sports organizations and academic institutions. With offices in New York, London, Washington DC, Atlanta, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Milan and Dubai, Nardello & Co.’s professional staff includes former US federal prosecutors, former general counsels of multinational corporations, US and international lawyers, former law enforcement personnel and intelligence operatives, licensed investigators, research analysts, former journalists, financial crime specialists, forensic accountants and computer forensic experts.