MDD is excited to welcome David Maritz to the partnership.
Paul McGowan, Global Managing Partner, said: “David is integral to MDD’s ability to provide objective worldwide forensic accounting offerings to its global clientele. Whether applying his skills as a Certified Fraud Examiner in fraud investigations or assisting in the objective measurement of large complex business interruption losses, David has become a trusted advisor to MDD’s clients. We are pleased to embrace David as our newest Partner and look forward to his continuing development of our New Zealand, Pacific Islands, and Australian operations, as well as his ongoing contributions to our global Commercial General Liability team.”
Prior to joining MDD 8 years ago, David held senior management positions in several forensic accounting / claim preparation practices in South Africa, New Zealand and also in Asia. He is widely recognized for his innovation and was involved in establishing one of the country’s first forensic accounting / claim preparation consultancies in New Zealand.
David has been quantifying economic damages in legal or contractual disputes, or recoveries under contracts of insurance for more than 20 years across Africa, Asia, Australasia, and the Pacific islands. His areas of expertise include losses in the agriculture, forestry and timber, food and processing, hospitality, energy, retail, professional services, and telecommunication industries. He has also handled assignments from a plethora of catastrophic events in the geographies he has worked, such as the Thailand floods and various earthquakes and weather events.
David has utilized his background in dispute resolution to serve as an expert witness or advisor on quantum in both arbitrations and mediations and has authored a number of articles and technical briefings on subjects related to economic loss.
MDD congratulates David on his appointment to partner. He is a crucial member of the firm’s 275+ global professionals in 40+ offices across five continents.