Yulia Pleskanovskaya is an Associate Director in FRA’s London office. Over her 11 years of experience in professional services, Yulia has worked across various practices, including internal audit, private enterprise audit and forensic services in Sydney, Moscow and London. For the last seven years, she has been specialising in forensic and dispute advisory services, developing expertise in complex investigations and damage calculations, as well as monitoring trustee services and compliance reviews.
Yulia has worked on international projects both within the private and public sector and has in-depth experience across a range of industries including telecommunications, pharmaceutical, mining, banking and finance. Most recently Yulia participated in a major anti money-laundering investigation for an international European financial institution; and is currently advising client on a major commercial dispute.
Yulia worked on number of cases, of which the most notable was a complicated dispute between CIS oligarchs in relation to profit distribution between shareholders of a mining conglomerate. Other significant work includes fraud investigations for major pharmaceutical companies and banks; internal audits and investigations into the activities of international clients’ regional branches, mostly in Russia and the CIS; helping clients to develop internal controls to ensure compliance with anti-bribery regulations.
Yulia is a member of CPA Australia and an accredited Counter Fraud Specialist (University of Portsmouth). She holds a Master of Accounting degree from Macquarie University in Sydney and a Bachelor of Sociology degree from Moscow State University.