Lorynn Demetriades is a forensic accountant and a Director of Control Risks forensic investigations practice in Europe & Africa. Based in London, Lorynn supports clients undergoing complex and international challenges including forensic investigations, compliance advisory projects and forensic M&A due diligence. She often works alongside internal and external counsel, compliance officers and internal investigation teams.
Recent tasks that Lorynn has worked on include:
Supporting external counsel to investigate allegations of bribery and corruption within the African arm of a global software solutions company, using advanced forensic data analytics to identify and quantify high risk transactions in preparation for contemplated regulatory self-disclosure.
Leading an investigation into allegations of tender fraud on behalf of European investment bank related to their funding of a Russian infrastructure project.
Working alongside internal and external counsel to investigate allegations of corruption in an African subsidiary of a multinational professional services firm.
Investigating legacy bribery and corruption issues in the Middle East operations of a global aerospace and defence contractor in support of self-disclosure to US authorities.
Investigating allegations of bribery via third parties within the West Africa business of an oilfield services company as part of contemplated acquisition by a major US private equity fund.
Lorynn has been a consultant to multinationals, legal advisors and global investors for nearly 10 years and has worked on the ground in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. She has particular experience in dealing with regulatory enquiries, including SEC, DOJ and FCA related investigations, and has served a range of sectors including energy, defence, pharmaceuticals and infrastructure.