Giles Derry is President of the Governance and Risk Advisory practice and a member of the Executive Leadership Team of Kroll, based in London.
Prior to joining Kroll, Giles was Chief Executive Officer of Blackrock Expert Services Group, which was acquired by Kroll in 2020. During his four years of leadership, the firm tripled in size through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions; opened offices in Dubai, Paris and Singapore; and expanded its service offerings from construction to technology and financial disputes.
Prior to Blackrock, Giles spent many years as a successful private equity investor. Initially at SandAire Private Equity and then at a leading UK private equity house Dunedin, he has been involved in a range of investments across several industry sectors. As a partner at Dunedin, Giles made the investment in Blackrock Expert Services, before joining the business in 2017.
Giles holds a degree in natural sciences from the University of Durham. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, having qualified at Arthur Andersen. His wide experience in Arthur Andersen includes audit, consulting and corporate finance advisory. He is also a former Chairman of the Corporate Finance Faculty, an industry body.
Kroll analyzed global data from 400 senior leaders across three continents to gain insights into the current financial crime landscape and learn how technology might stop the threat of economic, crypto and ESG crimes.
Key findings from the report include:
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Kroll’s forensic investigations and intelligence team delivers actionable data and insights to help clients across the world make critical decisions and mitigate risk.
We are the leading advisors to organizations, providing expertise and solutions to address complex risks and challenges involving technology and data. We advise clients with services to address risks in disputes, investigations and regulatory compliance.
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