- Senior Managing Director
- Forensic & Litigation Consulting
- T: +852 3768 4735
- F: +852 3012 9664
- Level 35, Oxford House
- Taikoo Place
- 979 King's Road
- Quarry Bay
- Hong Kong
- T: +852 3768 4500
- F: +852 3012 9664
- B.B.A., Accounting, Texas A&M University
- Certified Public Accountant, Colorado and Texas
- Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
- Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA)
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
- Forensic Litigation Consulting
Beth Junell is the Asia Leader of the Risk Advisory & Investigations practice within the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment of FTI Consulting. As the practice leader, Beth works with our team in the region to provide pragmatic, commercial solutions to our clients when faced with investigations or a need to enhance their compliance programs related to mitigating fraud, compliance and regulatory risks.
In Beth’s practice she advises her clients and their advisors on responding to allegations of fraud and misconduct, including conducting investigations and remediating internal control gaps that allowed misconduct to occur and go undetected. She also advises clients on operationalising fraud risk management and compliance programs, in particular design and implementation of risk assessment methodologies and internal controls to mitigate fraud and corruption risk and maintain accurate books and records. She has significant experience in matters arising from alleged corporate accounting fraud and financial reporting irregularities, violations of global anti-corruption and bribery laws, white collar crime and employee malfeasance, export controls and trade sanctions violations.
Beth specialises in complex fact analysis, developing case strategy and reshaping work plans to respond to challenging and unexpected developments as facts are uncovered and pieced together. She also specialises in large cross-border matters, often executing work streams simultaneously in multiple jurisdictions. She has conducted and managed engagements in over 30 countries, with personal on-the-ground experience in Algeria, Azerbaijan, Brazil, the People’s Republic of China including Hong Kong), Republic of Congo, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States of America.
Beth has worked on behalf of special committees and their independent counsel, management in internal investigations, monitors or compliance consultants pursuant to deferred prosecution agreements, and as a shadow investigator on behalf of a Big 4 accounting firm’s audit practice. She has worked with companies in many industries, but most extensively in oil & gas; mining; engineering and construction; consumer and diversified industrial products; life, property and casualty and healthcare insurance; medical devices; telecommunications; and technology. She has presented findings and observations to boards, C-suite management, independent auditors and government regulators including the U.S. Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission.
Beth has practiced as a forensic accountant for almost 20 years, including at FTI in the US and previously as a partner in a Big 4 forensic practice. At other times in her career she has worked for public accounting firms, having been an external auditor for over ten years.
Beth holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M University – Commerce. She is also Certified in Financial Forensics, a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner.