- Senior Director
- Forensic & Litigation Consulting
- T: +971 4 437 2124
- F: +971 4 437 2199
- Burj Daman Office Tower, Al Mustaqbal Street
- 10th Floor, Dubai International Financial Centre
- United Arab Emirates
- T: +971 4 391 4811
- F: +971 4 447 5864
- B.Sc., Finance, Queen’s University Belfast
- Certified Fraud Examiner
- Chartered Accountant (ACA)
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
- Asset Tracing & Recovery
- Litigation Support & Consulting Services
- Investigative Due Diligence
- Intellectual Property
Philip Allister is a Senior Director at FTI Consulting based in Dubai. Philip leads FTI Consulting’s Business Intelligence and Investigations team in the Middle East. He has over 10 years’ experience of helping clients identify hard to find information across the MENA region and offshore jurisdictions. He has presented his results to a number of esteemed international agencies, including the World Bank.
Philip has lived in the Middle East for over 5 years, leading investigation teams in the UAE and Lebanon. He has spent his career focusing on managing complex business intelligence and asset tracing investigations across the globe, having worked for a multi-national bank in New York, the “big four” in Europe and boutique investigation teams to help clients find information upon which they can rely. Now based in the Middle East, Philip is particularly experienced in procuring sources to provide the intelligence to unlock hard to find information across the MENA region and offshore jurisdictions.
Philip has helped hundreds of public and private clients across the region, most commonly in support of litigation or arbitration proceedings. As an asset tracing and recovery specialist, he regularly works alongside counsel to provide the intelligence required to enhance and support legal strategy. As a forensic accountant, Philip has contributed to a number of expert witness reports and managed many complex financial investigations across Europe and the Middle East.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Philip led the Middle East business intelligence team at PwC. He has lived and worked in the US, UK, UAE and Lebanon. He is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.