New head of forensics at PwC

Andrew Palmer, a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers since 1996, has been
appointed as head of the firm’s 200-strong UK forensic services practice.

Palmer most recently led PwC’s UK’s regional forensic team and its European
transaction and shareholder disputes team and has also acted for several
regulatory authorities on major forensic projects.

He is a qualified mediator and has acted as an independent expert in
transaction-related disputes and as an international arbitrator.

Speaking on his appointment, Palmer, said: ‘The market is becoming
increasingly sophisticated and demands cost-effective solutions to very complex
issues. Consequently we’re investing heavily in expertise and ever-changing
technology to meet those demands and to stay ahead.’

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