Jon Rowell is the Leader of FTI Consulting in Asia and the Caribbean, and a Senior Managing Director.
A Chartered Accountant with more than 30 years professional services experience, since 1997 Jon has focused on providing independent expertise and evidence in relation to complex business, valuation, accounting and financial issues in both contentious and non-contentious situations. Jon was first appointed as a testifying expert in 2003 and has provided expert evidence in Court and before International Arbitration hearings on behalf of both claimants and respondents. Jon has been appointed as an accounting, valuation and damages expert on more than 80 occasions.
Jon’s work primarily involves issues regarding the identification and valuation of damages, the valuation of businesses and the investigation of fraud and corruption. Jon has acted as an independent expert, a consulting expert and an investigating accountant on a diverse array of issues including in relation to accounting disputes, commercial and joint venture agreement disputes, merger and acquisition disputes, pricing related disputes, intellectual property and patent disputes, shareholder disputes and fraud and corruption investigations.
Jon has worked on projects in a broad range of industry sectors, including telecommunications, media, construction, insurance, energy and natural resources, property, mining, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, financial services, manufacturing and retail.
Jon’s litigation and arbitration experience includes the Australian Federal Court, the NSW, Queensland and Victorian Supreme Courts, the NSW District Court, the High Court of Hong Kong, the Cayman Grand Court and various arbitral tribunals under ICC, CIETAC, LCIA, HKIAC, UNCITRAL and SIAC rules.
Jon has been identified as one of the leading quantum of damages and forensic accounting experts in the world and is recognised in Who’s Who Legal for Quantum of Damages, Investigations, Consulting Experts and Arbitration guides (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021). Jon has lived and worked in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore and has led cross-border client engagements in China, Asia, Europe, Australia and North America.