Dawna Wright specialises in the interpretation of complex data and financial information and providing expert opinions for non-financial clients, particularly lawyers and Boards of Directors. Dawna has over 25 years of experience in auditing and forensic accounting, and clients value her accessibility and her hands-on approach.
A Chartered Accountant with more than 25 years of experience, Dawna has worked in Canada, the United States, France and Australia, including as a Partner in both ‘Big Four’ and boutique firms. Dawna has led a wide range of matters as an independent expert witness, a consulting expert and an expert determiner. Her experience includes expert testimony, pre-litigation dispute consulting, class action litigation, post-acquisition disputes, shareholder disputes, construction disputes, financial statement restatements, corporate investigations, and anti-bribery and corruption reviews.
Dawna has testified on behalf of corporates, governments and regulators. She has provided expert testimony in the Federal Court of Australia, the Supreme Court of Victoria, the Supreme Court of Queensland, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, the Supreme Court of Western Australia and Administrative Tribunals, as well as arbitrations in Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong.