Ben Johnson is a managing director in BRG’s Global Investigations + Strategic Intelligence practice based in London and leads the forensic investigation team in Europe–Middle East–Africa (EMEA). He is a forensic accountant with over twenty years of experience, focusing on fraud, accounting malpractice and anti-corruption. He has worked on some of the largest and most complex investigations and disputes globally. He has extensive experience in acting for regulators and enforcement agencies, enabling him to provide valuable insight to private-sector clients facing regulatory oversight.
Mr. Johnson has led multiple investigations on behalf of accountancy regulators into major accounting scandals. He also led a team of forensic investigators assisting the attorney general’s office and police of a Southern European country investigating potential crimes in the banking sector.
Mr. Johnson has authored expert reports on issues relating to fraud, corruption and misapplication of accounting standards in court proceedings, regulatory proceedings and international arbitration and has provided oral expert testimony regarding global anti-corruption standards. He has experience across sectors including financial services; energy, mining and IT&T. He is the deputy chairman and an Executive Board member of The Academy of Experts.