Clayton Utz snaps up two new specialists for Forensic and Technology Services practice

17 Jul 2017

Melbourne, 17 July 2017: Data analytics professional Deepak Pillai and forensic accounting specialist Daniel Heywood are the newest additions to Clayton Utz' Forensic and Technology Services (FTS) practice, launched earlier this year.

Deepak has joined the FTS practice as a Director, with a decade's experience in providing analytical services for major clients in Australia and North America, across the financial services, resources, government and other sectors. He specialises in technical analysis of large electronic data sets, particularly utilising advanced data capture and analytic modelling techniques.

Daniel joins as a Senior Manager, with nearly a decade's worth of experience in complex financial accounting and investigations both in Australia and internationally. A chartered accountant, Daniel has extensive experience in loss quantification including class actions, post-acquisition disputes, insurance claims, tax-related fraud investigations, business failures and financial products.

Commenting on the appointments, FTS practice head Paul Fontanot said: "Attracting two professionals as experienced as Deepak and Daniel is not only fantastic for our team, but also means we're able to offer our clients an even greater scope of specialist services in the areas of data analytics, forensic accounting and investigations."

The addition of Deepak and Daniel to the FTS team follows the appointments in May of Owen Bourke and Meg McKechnie

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