For over 15 years, Andrew Preston has served as an expert and trusted advisor to clients navigating complex disputes and government investigations. He brings a breadth of experience in accounting, fraud, asset misappropriation, damages quantum, and business valuation derived from engagements across the globe.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Andrew served as Managing Director at Credibility International, where his clients ranged from Fortune 50 corporations to privately held startups, and also included high net worth individuals, private investment funds, and sovereign governments. His experience spans a wide range of industries including consumer goods, oil and natural gas, renewable energy, manufacturing, telecommunications, infrastructure, fintech, and private equity.
Andrew has assisted many clients with investigations by the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission, has engaged with SEC staff by presenting the results of internal investigations, and has provided specific input into the Wells process. He has investigated issues involving revenue recognition, accounting for contingent liabilities, potential asset misappropriation, and asset valuation both in response to SEC inquiries and to independent internal management investigations.
With deep experience in international disputes, Andrew has also served as a testifying expert on matters in international arbitration and has consulted on more than 30 international arbitrations in a variety of forums. Andrew also has consulted on U.S. domestic court matters including securities litigation, civil litigation, and white‐collar criminal defense.
Andrew holds an M.S. in Accountancy from Wake Forest University, is a certified public accountant, and a certified fraud examiner.