Matthew Kinch

Associate Director

Berlin

Matthew is an Associate Director in Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics & Intelligence practice, based in Berlin. He specialises in due diligence and fraud investigations, litigation support and anti-corruption audits. He is responsible for managing investigations in German-speaking countries and South-Eastern Europe, with a particular focus on fraud and corruption cases.

  • Europe
  • Creating a Compliant Organisation
  • Due Diligence


Matthew is an Associate Director in Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics & Intelligence practice, based in Berlin. He specialises in due diligence and fraud investigations, litigation support and anti-corruption audits. He is responsible for managing investigations in German-speaking countries and South-Eastern Europe, with a particular focus on fraud and corruption cases.


Matthew’s recent projects include:
  • Investigating a case of product contamination at a medical devices manufacturer in Germany.
  • Investigating procurement fraud at a client’s production plants in Poland.
  • Helping a client in Austria establish whether a leak of confidential business information had been deliberate or accidental.
  • Conducting a gap analysis on the compliance management system of a pharmaceutical client in Central Europe to verify the suitability of its design and its effective operation.


Prior to joining Control Risks, Matthew worked in open source intelligence, providing information on political, economic and terrorism-related events to the British and US governments. Matthew holds a joint honours degree in Russian and Serbo-Croat and the credential of Certified Fraud Examiner with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He has lived and worked in Germany, Spain, Russia and Serbia. Alongside his native English, Matthew speaks German, Spanish, Russian, Serbo-Croat and Catalan, and has a working knowledge of French.

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