Mark Jenner BSc MA FCA CFE
BSc Physics at Birmingham University.
FCA Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
CFE Certified Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
MA Post Graduate Masters Degree in Fraud Investigation Management at Teesside University.
MEWI Member of the Institute of Expert Witnesses
- Fraud Investigation
- Asset Tracing & Recovery
- Business Crime
- Regulatory Assistance
- Forensic Investigation & Litigation Support
Mark has over 25 years experience in forensic accounting and being instructed as an expert, including investigating and reporting in cases of false accounting, trading while insolvent, money laundering, employee theft, transfer of business to “phoenix” companies, provision of expert accounting assistance in criminal fraud and prosecuting/defending counter claims in civil fraud and commercial litigation. He is an asset tracing and recovery specialist in cases of insolvency, matrimonial dispute and general fraud.
Mark has a Master’s degree in Fraud Investigation Management having completed several years of specialised fraud research covering such areas as detection and control of corporate fraud and establishing the positive benefits of using forensic investigation specialists in major fraud trials.
Experience and Skills
Mark qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in 1992, following a number of years in general management in the UK and Europe.
He combined his commercial experience and financial training by specialising in corporate development, insolvency and business reorganisation. After a three year period of general forensic work Mark began focusing solely on fraud related assignments in 1997.
Mark’s work has included:
- Investigations for various police forces and other fraud regulators.
- Conducting inquiries on behalf of Companies Investigation Branch under authorities granted through Sections 447 and 453 of the Companies Act 1985.
- Asset tracing and recovery within corporate insolvencies, bankruptcies and civil frauds. Investigating under Insolvency Act 1986, conducting public examinations in Court under Sections 236 and 366.
- Insurance and banking investigations.
- Commercial dispute resolution.
- Professional negligence cases in matters involving fraud or corruption.
- White collar crime cases and confiscation proceedings, acting on behalf of the prosecuting authorities and defendants.
- Mark regularly attends at Court and at meetings of experts, and is often appointed joint criminal defence accounting expert for several defendants. He also provides professional training to Solicitors and Barristers.
Mark’s career highlights have included:
- A number of investigations for the Department of Trade and Industry leading to the successful winding up of over twenty companies found to be operating fraudulently or not in the public interest.
- Investigation into £45 million Hawala style banking operation. Expert report resulted in HMRC dropping claim for unpaid tax.
- Managed major account reconstruction project for Serious Fraud Office involving several thousand man hours of work.
- Secured multi million £GB repayment from a company on behalf of Association of British Insurers following systematic defrauding by employees of customers of leading national motor industry support company.
- Acting as expert for defence in confiscation matter managed to assist securing reasonable order by Judge of around £600,000 following initial claim by Crown for £30 million.