Viktor Josefsson is a Director at FRA’s London and Stockholm office. Viktor is a trusted advisor with extensive and in-depth expertise in investigations as well as proactive and reactive anti-bribery and corruption (“ABC”) matters.
Viktor is currently on secondment to the secretariat of the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (“EFRAG”), supporting the development of a reporting framework for the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive. EFRAG has been designated by the European Commission with responsibility for drafting the framework, covering all aspects of ESG reporting. In his role, Viktor is working on developing reporting standards with regard to Governance.
Viktor specialises in assisting companies with conducting fact-finding investigations involving complex financial facts, fraud, embezzlement, bribery, money laundering, and other types of financial crimes or misconduct. In addition to his investigatory expertise, Viktor has also worked extensively with companies on a proactive basis in relation to ABC compliance and corporate governance, including assessing, testing and enhancing ABC and compliance programs.
Viktor spent 15 years in the US specializing in large multi-jurisdictional investigations and compliance under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”), the UK Bribery Act and other statutes. In addition, he has assisted companies with regulatory responses as well as settlement negotiations with regulators in the US and other jurisdictions.
Viktor brings a unique cross-Atlantic forensic perspective to investigation and compliance matters and a tried-and-tested leadership approach to managing global teams both remotely and on the ground, leveraging a collaborative, pragmatic and innovative approach to achieving clients’ objectives. His global experience includes working with clients throughout Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia in various industry sectors including financial services, healthcare, technology, gaming, aerospace, manufacturing, oil & gas, fishing, pharmaceutical, and medical devices.
Prior to joining FRA, Viktor was a senior member in the Forensic practice at Deloitte based in Washington, DC. Viktor holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce degree from the University of Virginia and is a native Swedish speaker, fluent in English and conversational in Danish and Norwegian.