NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nardello & Co. LLC, a leading global investigations firm, today announced that Iman Dawoud has joined the firm as an Associate Managing Director and Head of the Dubai office. Ms. Dawoud will lead Nardello & Co.’s investigative services for clients based in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
A Certified Fraud Examiner, Ms. Dawoud has extensive experience conducting high-profile FCPA investigations, asset traces, due diligence investigations, fraud risk assessments, and dispute advisory projects. She has managed large vendor screening projects for major U.S. corporations covering the Levant, North Africa, and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. Ms. Dawoud joins Nardello & Co. from a global investigations firm's disputes consulting and intelligence practice in Dubai, where she oversaw its regional operations and managed multiple large commodity fraud investigations.
Ms. Dawoud began her career as a journalist at an independent pan-Arab daily newspaper. During her journalistic career, she was a foreign correspondent for both Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal, and covered major international events, including the Arab League Summit. She has published articles in both Arabic and English.
“Iman’s extensive experience in the MENA region and track record of successfully managing teams of investigators around highly complex and multi-jurisdictional cases make her the ideal person to lead our Dubai office,” said Dan Nardello, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Nardello & Co. “Her deep understanding of the business environment in the Middle East and North Africa will bolster our team’s global expertise. I am delighted to welcome Iman to the firm and know she will be instrumental in the continued growth of our Dubai practice.”
Ms. Dawoud commented, “It is an honor to join this premier global investigations firm. I look forward to leveraging my regional expertise and investigative experience to enhance Nardello & Co.’s offerings in the Middle East and North Africa and further support the firm’s clients on a global basis.”
About Nardello & Co.
Nardello & Co. is a global investigations firm whose experienced professionals handle a broad range of issues including: Due Diligence, such as third-party agent and executive vetting; Anti-Corruption & Fraud Investigations, such as forensic accounting or those related to the FCPA/UK Bribery Act; Litigation & Arbitration Support, such as civil and white collar criminal litigation; Asset Tracing; Activist Defense; Intelligence, such as political risk assessment; Digital Investigations & Cyber Defense, such as computer forensics; Monitorships & Independent Investigations; and Compliance.
Their 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, 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.