David joined MDD Forensic Accountants’ Auckland, New Zealand office in 2013. He is a Partner at the firm.
David has over twenty years of economic damage quantification experience. He helped establish the first specialist forensic accounting/claim preparation consultancy in New Zealand and has held senior management positions at some of the region’s top forensic accounting firms.
David’s professional practice focuses on matters related to business interruption, lost profits, fidelity claims, fraud, concealment & misrepresentation and natural disasters. Additionally, he has a wealth of experience in the catastrophe services area. This includes assignments resulting from the Auckland power outage, Fiji floods, Canterbury earthquakes, Queensland Floods, Japanese tsunami and Thailand floods.
David has managed losses in New Zealand, Australia and throughout Asia.
He has participated as an expert witness on quantum in arbitrations and has serviced as an expert advisor on quantum in numerous mediations.
David graduated from the University of Natal, South Africa with Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws degrees. He also completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Studies (Dispute Resolution) at Massey University, New Zealand.