Mike Roos

Mike Roos, a Partner with StoneTurn, has more than 20 years of experience in forensic accounting, compliance and monitoring, and investigations.

Throughout his career, Mike has focused on expert witness work including the quantification of damages, commercial disputes and business partner due diligence. He has also reviewed and advised on compliance programs. Mike has global experience and has worked extensively throughout the U.S., U.K., and Africa. He is an expert in the investigation of fraud and misconduct, and has given testimony in disciplinary and civil matters and has prepared various forensic reports for criminal purposes.

Mike is a Chartered Accountant and has been a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants since 2000. He has been involved in numerous fraud investigations on behalf of private and public sector clients and has assisted law enforcement agencies and regulators to perform complex investigations. He has worked with clients across various industries, including financial services, transportation, construction and the public sector.

Prior to joining StoneTurn, Mike was a Forensic Director with KPMG Forensics, where he led the assessment of fraud risk in audits conducted by KPMG. During these audit consultations, he covered topics such as fraud risk, regulatory compliance, operational risk, anti-bribery and corruption, cyber risk and related parties and ethics. He specifically focused on financial services clients.

While at KPMG, Mike also set up and developed the probity line of service. He led procurement probity services related to two large Government IT contracts, as well as a transport system implementation and construction project.

Previously, he was an assistant Vice President in the Internal Audit division of BNY Mellon, where he was responsible for auditing mutual funds and hedge funds in Europe, South America and Australia.

Earlier in his career, he worked for a software implementation and consulting company, Barnstone, where he implemented continuous transaction monitoring software solutions at multinational corporations.

Interviews

Proactive Compliance Monitoring in South Africa

Mike Roos, a Partner with StoneTurn in Johannesburg, explains how companies can benefit from proactive compliance monitoring in complex, large procurement projects to prevent and detect corruption.

Areas of Practice

  • Compliance & Monitoring
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    Compliance & Monitoring

    Corporate counsel, compliance professionals and internal audit teams face ever-increasing expectations. Regulatory scrutiny is on the rise. There is significant pressure to cut costs. The threat of reputational damage is significant.

    StoneTurn helps firms in South Africa become more proactive by identifying the sources of criminal and unethical conduct, and implementing procedures and protocols to avoid future problems. We also serve as a court- and government-appointed independent monitor to assess remediation efforts. Turn to us for subject matter and industry expertise, reliable investigative results, objectivity and a proven track record as a trusted adviser.

  • Investigations
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    Investigations

    StoneTurn looks beyond the surface when it comes to corporate investigations.

    Working collaboratively with your legal team, our professionals provide insightful investigative and financial analyses to help corporate leaders stay one step ahead. Rely on our forensic accountants, data analytics experts and skilled investigators to find salient information that can support responses to these high-stakes inquiries:

    • Regulatory or compliance irregularities
    • Financial fraud and misstatements
    • Asset misappropriation
    • Anti-corruption
    • Anti-money laundering issues
    • Whistleblower allegations
    • Discovery requests
    • Due diligence
    • Workplace harassment issues
    • Business intelligence
  • Expert Testimony
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    Expert Testimony

    When involved in high-stakes legal matters, counsel and their clients need experts by their side to untangle complex facts and provide compelling testimony to ensure the best possible outcome.

    StoneTurn’s experts analyze and explain complex concepts, prepare detailed analyses, and develop clear and concise findings, which are presented in reports and through testimony at depositions, trials and before other triers of fact.

  • Litigation
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    Litigation

    Rising risks associated with corporate litigation. Potential reputational damage and significant losses. The threat of global claims. In-house and outside legal counsel and their advisers are not only tasked with mitigating significant risks, but also to do more with less in an ever-evolving legal landscape.

    StoneTurn’s experts bring decades of experience in business disputes. We work with clients to address the complex financial, accounting and economic-related issues in legal matters ranging from intellectual property disputes to international arbitration. We provide consulting and expert witness services for a range of proceedings with a singular focus — collaborating with our clients to achieve an objective and fair outcome.