Anthony Charlton is a managing director at FTI Consulting and is based in Paris. Mr. Charlton is a member of the firm’s International Arbitration practice and co-founder of the FTI Consulting Economic and Financial Consulting activities in France. Since 1996 he has specialised in the quantification of damages claims in international commercial and investment disputes, post-transaction disputes, financial and fraud investigations, and other types of forensic accounting assignments. He is often instructed to provide preliminary assessments of the value of potential claims for damages.
In the context of international arbitration, Mr. Charlton has acted as either a testifying or consulting expert witness in many arbitrations, with amounts in dispute between $3m and $2.2 billion, conducted under the auspices of various institutions including the ICC, ICSID, SCC, LCIA, and under UNCITRAL rules.
Mr. Charlton has assisted clients in contentious matters in many different countries around the world including the United States, the United Kingdom, Eastern Europe, Africa, continental Europe, Scandinavia and the Middle East. His experience covers many different industry sectors including hotel & leisure, construction, aviation, real estate, food, telecommunications, media, oil & gas, energy, retail, infrastructure, banking, materials.
Mr. Charlton worked previously in the Forensic Accounting departments of two “Big 4” audit firms and the London Stock Exchange before joining FTI Consulting in 2009. He moved to Paris in 2004, where he remains.
The International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration noted that ‘Peers commend his “dynamism” and regard him as “very dependable”’ and that Mr. Charlton “can be relied upon to provide accurate advice even in the most complex situations”. He has been listed in this publication since it began in 2010 as one of the leading expert witnesses worldwide. He is also listed in the inaugural International Who’s Who of Forensic Accounting (2014).
Mr. Charlton is a graduate of Durham University (Economics, 1992) and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.