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Business Intelligence & Investigations - USA - Nationwide
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Patrick Kelkar is a Partner and Director of International Investigations at Quinlan Partners in New York. He has twenty-five years of experience in conducting investigations around the world, and specializes in investigating complex transnational fraud and corruption cases. Prior to Quinlan, Patrick was the head of the anti-corruption and internal investigations practices for a global investigative firm, where he spent more than twelve years. He has managed and conducted due diligence, litigation, asset tracing, fraud, corruption and misconduct investigations on behalf of counsel, international organizations, governments, investors and corporate clients. Patrick has led matters in more than a hundred countries and conducted investigative work on the ground in approximately two dozen countries, including in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Previously, Patrick conducted international investigations on behalf of the World Bank Group and the Independent Inquiry Committee (“Volcker Committee”) into the United Nations Oil-for-Food Programme in Iraq. Patrick was a Senior Investigator for the Volcker Committee and played a key role in the high-profile investigation into allegations of corruption against the Executive Director of the U.N. program. For the World Bank, Patrick conducted numerous procurement and financial investigations of development projects in Africa and Asia, as well as investigations of various internal fraud and corruption allegations. Prior to this, Patrick worked for several years as an analyst with PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Dispute Analysis & Investigations practice.