Phillip Desing is a Partner in the Washington DC office of FRA. He has over 34 years of experience as a Special Agent of the FBI and as a certified public accountant (non-practicing). Phillip has extensive experience in the investigation and remediation of bribery and corruption issues and corporate internal investigations. He is a specialist in fraud and misconduct investigations.
Prior to joining FRA in 2016, Phillip was a Senior Investigator at Weatherford International. While at Weatherford, he was responsible for investigating allegations of fraud involving conflicts of interest, third party affiliates and vendors. Phillip also conducted compliance reviews of Weatherford’s global operations. In 2014-2015, Phillip worked with an Independent Compliance Monitor team to strengthen Weatherford’s anti-corruption policies and procedures.
Prior to his time at Weatherford, Phillip was a Managing Director in the Forensic Practice of KPMG LLP. While at KPMG, Phillip was involved in a variety of investigations and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters working on behalf of board of directors, officers and/or senior management and outside counsel.
Before joining KPMG in 2008, Phillip served as a Special Agent for the FBI for 26 years. During his career with the FBI, Phillip conducted a large variety of fraud investigations. From 2006-2008, Phillip worked on the FCPA Task Force with the Fraud Section, DOJ and SEC to investigate violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Phillip holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).