Katy is a Managing Director based in our Hong Kong office. Her experience covers financial investigation, anti-bribery and corruption (“ABC”) risk assessment and due diligence, ABC investigation, employee fraud and misconduct investigation, and assessment of fraud risk management framework.
Katy’s recent assignments relate to performing a fact-finding exercise for a quasi-public institution funded by government in response to various allegations of misconduct by senior management misconduct such as unauthorised setting up and usage of a promotion fund, and bypassing vendor selection and procurement policies; conducting an investigation on allegations relating to conflict of interest and misconduct by a manager dealing with sponsored programmes on behalf of a grant-making foundation set up by a prominent bank that provides philanthropy advisory services to the bank’s clients; conducting a high-level review of the ABC framework for a large Asian insurance group and providing recommendations for improvements. Her responsibilities include leading both the forensic accountant and technology teams to collect and analyse any information that can substantiate different types of allegations.
She has led investigation and anti-fraud control engagements for entities in different industries including financial institutions, local conglomerates, multinational manufacturing corporations, private equity funds, and charity organisations in Hong Kong and PRC.
Prior to joining Borrelli Walsh, Katy was a Partner and Head of Forensic at KPMG Hong Kong. She regularly speaks on forensic related topics at business events such as Directors’ training, Chief Financial Officer and Independent Non-Executive Directors forums.
Katy speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Professional Affiliations and Academic Qualifications
- Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
- Certified Fraud Examiner
- Bachelor of Economics and Social Studies, University of Manchester