David Higginson, a Partner with StoneTurn, brings more than two decades of forensic accounting, investigation and compliance experience across the financial services, telecom, media and technology, utilities and public sectors. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has prepared witness statements and appeared as an expert witness in Court.
David leverages significant expertise leading fraud, bribery and regulatory investigations, dealing with global regulators and law enforcement agencies. He has conducted countless internal investigations at UK and global corporates and prepared reports for submission to law enforcement and regulatory bodies. David spent 15 months on secondment to a law enforcement agency as an investigative accountant assisting with money laundering and confiscation investigations. Further, he has led compliance engagements, designing and helping to implement anti-bribery and corruption and anti-fraud programs at several global financial services firms.
An alumnus of Big Four public accounting firms, David was a partner for six years in EY’s Forensic Investigation Services team in London, where he led regulatory investigations and financial crime compliance engagements for global and European corporates and financial services firms. David began his career at KPMG UK where he spent over 18 years, first in the Audit practice and later in Forensics.
David is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1999.