Press release

9 Jan 2018 London, GB

Andrew Gordon appointed to lead EY Global Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services

EY announces the appointment of Andrew Gordon as the new global leader of Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services (FIDS).

  • Former PwC Forensic Services leader to head up the EY market-leading Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services
  • Gordon has deep experience in assisting boards and management teams to strengthen integrity and in leading investigations into fraud and corruption

EY announces the appointment of Andrew Gordon as the new global leader of Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services (FIDS). Andrew joins EY as the Global FIDS Leader from PwC, where he spent nearly 30 years within its Forensic Services business, most recently as its Global and UK Leader.

In his new role at EY, Andrew will serve corporate and sovereign clients while driving the strategy of FIDS, a globally integrated service offering with 4,500 fraud investigation and dispute professionals across more than 75 countries. He brings extensive knowledge and experience to the position, having led complex and high-profile investigations for Fortune 500 companies throughout his career. Andrew also has significant experience working alongside international law firms and reporting to regulators and law enforcement agencies on a wide range of issues pertaining to fraud and corruption.

Andrew is noted for his experience in helping businesses lead on their “integrity agenda” by bolstering governance and transparency through more proactive approaches to identifying and mitigating risk.

Felice Persico, EY Global Vice Chair – Assurance, says:

“Businesses and governments come to EY when they face critical issues including regulatory enquiries and cyber-attacks to access the globally integrated advice and client-centric approach we can provide through the multidisciplinary EY network. With his strong track record, Andrew will provide valuable strategic leadership as we transform and grow our services through leading-edge technology to respond to the needs of clients facing a changing geopolitical landscape and complex regulatory environment. I look forward to working closely with Andrew and his team to continue FIDS’ success.”

Andrew says: “Businesses are under increased scrutiny to demonstrate transparency and accountability as the fight against fraud, bribery and corruption intensifies. It is a privilege to lead EY Global FIDS at this time. My focus is on working with our international team of forensic accountants, compliance and technology professionals to support clients across multiple industry sectors and geographic regions to address the complex financial and reputational risks they are facing.”

Andrew succeeds David Stulb, the previous EY Global FIDS Leader, who has retired from EY after a stellar 14-year career with the organization.

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About EY’s Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services (FIDS)

Dealing with complex issues of fraud, regulatory compliance and business disputes can detract from efforts to succeed. Better management of fraud risk and compliance exposure is a critical business priority — no matter the size or industry sector. With 4,500 fraud investigation and dispute professionals around the world, EY provides the analytical and technical skills needed to quickly and effectively conduct financial and other investigations, and gather and analyze electronic evidence. Working closely with you and your legal advisors, we will assemble the right multidisciplinary and culturally aligned team, and bring an objective approach and fresh perspective to challenging situations, wherever you are in the world. And because we understand that you require a tailored service as much as consistent methodologies, we work to give you the benefit of our broad sector experience, our deep subject matter knowledge and the latest insights from our work worldwide.