Anant Modi is a Consultant based in FRA’s London office in the Forensic Accounting team. He has over 25 years’ experience of providing forensic and accounting services, in particular leading fraud and regulatory investigations, as well as working alongside lawyers to trace and recover misappropriated assets.
Prior to joining FRA, Anant spent 20 years in the Forensic team at KPMG. Anant has investigated allegations of bribery and corruption, accounting misstatement, embezzlement, procurement fraud, sanction breaches, asset misappropriation, etc. for organizations in a variety of industry sectors, including financial services, technology, telecoms and media. His experience covers investigations undertaken throughout the US, Europe, Middle East, and Asia. At KPMG, Anant was seconded to the UAE Forensic practice for two years to help develop the Forensic practice in that region and led KPMG’s Risk Consulting team for the South of England and Wales for three years prior to leaving KPMG.
Anant has provided internal training in the use of bespoke forensic technology tools and is an advocate of applying technology solutions to aid in forensic investigations, such as data analytics and data visualization. Anant has led a number of assignments within the financial services sector, including anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance, assisting regulators investigate allegations of rogue trading and market abuse, and as part of a Monitorship team for US regulators in relation to a Deferred Prosecution Agreement, amongst others.
Anant is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.