Geoff Peck is a Managing Director in the Forensic Accounting and Advisory Services practice of FTI Consulting and he is based in Melbourne, Australia.
Geoff commenced his career as an officer with Victoria Police, Australia, and served many years as a Detective with the Criminal Investigations Branch and as a Detective Sergeant with the Major Fraud Group. He also served as a prosecutor before the Victorian Magistrates’ Court. Geoff gained extensive investigation experience during his 22 years with Victoria Police including specialist fraud and corruption investigation experience during his seven years with the Major Fraud Group.
Geoff moved to the private sector in 2000 when he joined the Forensic practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Whilst there, he complemented his investigations knowledge and experience by specialising in fraud and corruption risk management. In 2009, Geoff took a senior position with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in the Forensic practice and in 2015 joined FTI Consulting. His experience includes fraud, corruption and misconduct investigations, fraud and corruption risk management, whistleblower management, anti-bribery and corruption reviews, and physical security strategy advice.
Geoff’s forensic experience includes investigating a $360 million loss incurred by a major financial institution as a result of fraudulent behaviour by foreign currency options traders, developing the investigations governance framework for a newly formed government anti-corruption body, developing the Fraud Control Plan for the Australian Agency for International Development, drafting whistleblower policies and procedures for government and private sector organisations, undertaking bribery & corruption risk assessments for corporates operating in high risk jurisdictions, and providing physical security advice including within the tertiary education sector.
Geoff works closely with internal auditors, audit & risk committees, data analysts and forensic technology specialists to achieve successful outcomes for clients.
Geoff holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree, a Graduate Certificate in Risk Management, is a Licensed Investigator and qualified workplace trainer.
Geoff specialises in assisting clients resolve complex, and often urgent, problems brought about by the misconduct of individuals and assisting clients identify and manage the risks of fraud and corruption.