Edward Hart

Senior Consultant

  • Asia Pacific
  • Investigation Services
  • Litigation and Dispute Support

Edward Hart is a Senior Consultant in Control Risks' Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice for Greater China and North Asia. Based in Shanghai, he is responsible for managing dispute support, asset tracing, complex business intelligence and investigative due diligence projects in mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea and Mongolia. His project experience includes the real estate, healthcare and pharmaceutical, finance and banking, automotive, retail and logistics sectors. 

Recent tasks that Edward has worked on include:

  • A fit to sue assessment on the beneficial owner of a mainland China-based conglomerate who had guaranteed a substantial portion of the company’s debt.
  • Global asset identification and dissipation monitoring on two individuals with a footprint in Greater China, South-East Asia and Europe.
  • A series of investigations into issues of concern at an institutional investor's mainland China-based portfolio companies. 
  • An investigation in Greater China into potential IP leakage on behalf of a developer of novel pharmaceuticals.
  • Investigative due diligence and a risk assessment on a South Korea-based renewable energy provider on behalf of a European investor.
  • Investigative support to identify the beneficiaries of a fraud scheme on behalf of a global FMCG company.
  • Information gathering in Mongolia following allegations of fraudulent activity related to mining licences on behalf of a European financial institution. 
  • Edward is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). He holds degrees from the University of Cambridge and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Edward is a native English speaker and is fluent in Mandarin.

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