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Daniel Thorpe

BA Hons, ACMA, CGMA, Director
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T +971 4 4019767 E dthorpe@mdd.com V Download vCard

Office No. 26, Level 15 - Gate Building - Dubai International Financial Centre - PO Box 121208 - Dubai, UAE

Work Experience

Daniel joined MDD Forensic Accountants’ London office in 2006. In 2012, he relocated to Hong Kong to assist with the development of MDD’s Asia Pacific operation and support the catastrophe response in Japan and Thailand. In 2013, he moved to Dubai to open and establish the firm’s office in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), primarily serving the Middle East and Africa as well as Central Asia.

He has quantified economic damages related to business interruption, contingent business interruption, delay in start-up, stock & contents, extra expenses, products liability & recall, power generation, oil & gas, physical damages and lost profits. He also has considerable experience in the catastrophe services area and has worked on assignments in both Japan following the Great Tohoku earthquake, and in Thailand after the 2011 floods.

Daniel has been engaged on assignments around the world and across a range of industries, ranging from a few hundred thousand dollars to in excess of USD 100 million including: power generation; petrochemical; automotive; electronics; food manufacturing; hotels and resorts; freight and logistics; fashion and apparel; retail and wholesale (including luxury goods).  His experience in the food and beverage industry is also supplemented by having previously worked for H.J. Heinz’s financial planning team prior to joining MDD.

Additionally, he has assisted in the preparation of expert reports and has been involved in the joint expert report process in the UK.

Daniel has conducted a number of seminars and presentations across the Middle East and Asia on business interruption and economic damage quantification.

Daniel graduated from The Nottingham Trent University with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Business Studies (Accounting and Finance).