Alan joined MDD in November 2018. Having worked in the accounting profession since 2000 and specialising in Forensic Accounting since 2006, Alan brings a broad array of experience to the firm. As a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants he has a concentrated focus on business interruption.
He has reviewed numerous large complex mining losses and is regarded amongst his peers as one of the most technically capable forensic accountants in the industry. As a result of this distinction, Alan has played a pivotal role in quantifying some of the largest and most technically complex mining and gas claims that have occurred in recent times. When needed, he has also provided expert witness testimony in court.
In his role as a Senior Consultant with MDD, Alan continues to focus on the investigation and evaluation of complex business interruption and economic loss matters. He also works closely with appointed loss adjusters and lawyers to determine the most reasonable assessment of the loss within the policy conditions.
Throughout his career, Alan has had various accounting roles, including Management Accounting in London, contracting for a global miner in Australia and having Director/Partner roles at global Forensic Accounting firms.
Alan graduated with a High Distinction Bachelor of Commerce from Curtin University and a major in Accounting and Corporate Administration. He went on to complete his professional studies in London and elected to go the extra step of undertaking an accounting qualification that is recognised by many countries as being truly international in scope.