Handong began his career with Matson Driscoll & Damico in 2012 and he currently manages the MDD office in Seoul.
He has vast experience in handling large and complex losses in Korea and China relating to insurance claims and commercial disputes with values in excess of USD 200 million. His forensic accounting practice focuses on business interruption, lost profits, extra expenses, liability losses, stock losses and fraud investigation. He has gained experience on catastrophes arising from the Great Tohoku Earthquake of Japan, the Thailand Flood and Typhoon Hato.
Handong has assisted in damage quantification in international arbitration caused by delays, contract disputes and post M&A disputes. His assignments include reviewing indirect cost allocation models, examining activity logs and verifying the financial information complies with the accounting standards. In addition, he has worked on divorce matters in relation to valuation of marital assets and liabilities and has conducted fund tracing exercises to identify the nature of transactions.
He has strong expertise across a multitude of industries, including retail and automotive, electronics, oil & gas, chemical, apparel, shipbuilding, hotel & casino and financial institutions.
Handong has presented numerous seminars and workshops on loss of profit and financial condition analysis to insurance and legal professionals in both Seoul and Hong Kong.
He graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting. Handong is also a qualified accountant in UK and Australia. He is a native Korean speaker.