Brent Tomlinson

Brent R.


Co-President, Risk Advisory

Brent R. Tomlinson is Co-President of the Risk Advisory practice and a member of the Executive Leadership Team, based in Chicago. In this role, Brent oversees a broad range of global risk solutions including cybersecurity advisory, data analytics, regulatory compliance, complex investigations, expert witness, restructuring, complex business services and related GRC technologies.

Since joining Kroll in 2019, Brent has held various executive positions, including most recently serving as the Chief Strategy Officer of Kroll and the Chief Operating Officer of Kroll's Governance and Risk Advisory practice.

Prior to joining Kroll, Brent held the role of Chief Strategy Officer at Prime Clerk where he led the development, execution and implementation of growth strategies. During his tenure, Brent led the acquisition of Prime Clerk by Kroll in 2019. 

Brent began his career at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP where he focused on M&A and securities transactions and subsequently worked at Latham & Watkins LLP focused on M&A. He later worked at Centerview Partners, a boutique investment bank. 

Brent holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.S. from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He serves on the Board of the Georgetown University Wall Street Alliance.


Valuation of businesses, assets and alternative investments for financial reporting, tax and other purposes.

Cyber Risk

Incident response, digital forensics, breach notification, managed detection services, penetration testing, cyber assessments and advisory.

Compliance and Regulation

End-to-end governance, advisory and monitorship solutions to detect, mitigate and remediate security, legal, compliance and regulatory risk.

Corporate Finance and Restructuring

M&A advisory, restructuring and insolvency, debt advisory, strategic alternatives, transaction diligence and independent financial opinions.

Investigations and Disputes

World-wide expert services and tech-enabled advisory through all stages of diligence, forensic investigation, litigation, disputes and testimony.

Digital Technology Solutions

Enriching our professional services, our integrated software platform helps clients discover, quantify and manage risk in the corporate and private capital market ecosystem.

Business Services

Expert provider of complex administrative solutions for capital events globally. Our services include claims and noticing administration, debt restructuring and liability management services, agency and trustee services and more.

Environmental, Social and Governance

Advisory and technology solutions, including policies and procedures, screening and due diligence, disclosures and reporting and investigations, value creation, and monitoring.