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Francis Gagne

Francis is a Senior Manager/Vice President at MDD Forensic Accountants’ Montreal office. He first joined the firm’s Vancouver office in 2007 as a Staff Accountant.

With over 15 years of forensic accounting experience, Francis’ expertise includes economic damage quantification for matters related to business income losses, stock and content losses, product liability and recall, commercial disputes, and catastrophe services.

He has worked on assignments across Canada, the USA, Australia, New Zealand, and South East Asia. He has been involved in engagements that span various industries, including hospitality, manufacturing, retail, electronics, pharmaceuticals, and construction.

Francis has qualified as an expert witness and has provided testimony in the Superior Court of Quebec.

He is proficient in English and French and has conducted numerous seminars and workshops on the quantification of insurance losses in Quebec.

Francis graduated from Bishop’s University, receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting & Finance. He also holds a Chartered Professional Accountant Designation and is Certified in Financial Forensics.

Mark Boshnakis

Mark started at MDD Forensic Accountants’ Toronto office as a co-op student in 2015. After graduating in 2015, he joined MDD full time and is now a Manager at the firm.

Mark’s practice specializes in quantifying economic damages related to business interruption, accident benefits, personal injury, fidelity, franchise rescission and liability. Most recently, he has worked on entertainment insurance claims primarily related to COVID-19 performance cancellations and suspensions.

His industry experience includes construction, aviation, automotive, energy & mining, food service, hospitality, retail trade and transportation.

Mark has worked in the catastrophe services area on files received as a result of the Fort McMurray wildfires in 2016. He was also on-site in the Caribbean to calculate economic loss damages for businesses affected by Hurricane Irma and Maria.

Mark obtained his Honours Bachelor of Business Administration in 2015 from Wilfrid Laurier University.