Greig Taylor is a managing director in FTI Consulting’s Economic and Financial Consulting group, and is a member of the firm’s International Arbitration practice, based in New York. His practice specialises in the assessment of damages and related quantum issues, and the provision of expert testimony, in the context of disputes, international and domestic.
Greig has testified and worked on numerous international arbitration matters for both claimants and respondents under most of the world’s arbitral institutions, and is listed in The International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration 2014 as a leading expert witness. His primary expertise and experience relates to the identification, quantification and valuation of lost profits, business enterprise value and wasted costs in matters involving alleged expropriation and breach of contract.
Greig’s clients have involved companies and governments from around the globe including the United Kingdom, continental Europe, MENA, Asia, Central, South and North America. The range of Greig’s industry experience encompasses upstream oil and gas, energy, aviation, mining, shipping, retail, real estate, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and construction.
Greig’s experience also includes litigation consulting involving forensic accounting and financial investigations under IFRS, US and UK GAAP, buy-sell disputes, large-scale international acquisitions, and bankruptcy issues. Litigation areas worked upon include business interruption claims, breach of contract / representations and warranties claims, and assisting financial institutions in the collection of distressed debt from foreign governments.
Greig has provided assistance to counsel and management regarding different aspects of purchase price disputes including financial analyses and negotiation positions. Services have included cost analysis in relation to hardship clauses, pricing studies, revenue projections, determination and evaluation of claims for economic loss, and specialised accounting issues under IFRS, US GAAP and UK GAAP.
Other notable matters include assisting the court-appointed Trustee in one of the world’s largest bankruptcy proceedings of a financial institution, a post-acquisition due-diligence of a European bank, and an internal investigation and provision of investment accounting expertise to a $5bn hedge fund.
Greig received a B.A. (Hons) in modern history from the University of Manchester, England, and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. He is also a Regional Coordinating Committee member for the North America ICC Young Arbitrators Forum, and a member of the ICDR’s Young and International, the LCIA’s Young International Arbitration group and Young ICCA.
In 2004/05, Greig spent 10 months at sea racing a 72’ yacht around the world.