Steve Blum is a Principal within Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice in the Americas region. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Steve has almost 30 years of experience including serving in the practices of “Big Four” and other international consulting firms. He has significant experience in fraud and corporate compliance matters in the US and abroad.
Working on behalf of legal counsel, boards of directors and senior management of public and private corporations, Steve specializes in conducting complex corporate investigations and forensic accounting engagements involving allegations of corruption, financial reporting fraud, internal controls and books and record-keeping violations under both the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act. Steve also has significant experience in providing consulting and expert witness services in matters involving complex financial and accounting issues.
Recent tasks that Steven has worked on include:
Steve is a member of the AICPA, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He was previously the Chairman of the Pennsylvania CPA Journal Editorial Board. Steve holds a B.S. in accounting and finance from Drexel University. He was the recipient of the prestigious Drexel Accounting Department’s Leadership and Service Award and admitted as a member of the Honor Society for Collegiate Schools of Business and the National Accounting Honor Society.