Ms. Howdeshell has worked for and/or served as a Managing Partner for CPA and litigation consulting firms for her entire career. She is a CPA and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with over 20 years of forensic accounting and other investigative and analytical experience involving allegations of fraud, embezzlement, misappropriation of assets, economic damages, improper financial reporting, alterations to financial records and misreported royalties, fees, earn-outs and bonuses. She has prepared reports and/or testified as an expert witness in both civil and criminal matters, presented enforcement actions to the Department of Justice, and was previously honored by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts as among the “40 Under Forty” who have made extraordinary advances in their field.
Anil is a leader in the Forensic Data Analytics with more than 27 years of experience in advising clients on fraud and regulatory matters and building technologies to handle fraud, waste and abuse.
Anil’s well-rounded fraud investigation experience includes Corporate Investigations, Financial Fraud, Forensic Audit Assistance (FAA), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations supported by electronic discovery, computer forensics and a broad range of strong technical knowledge in advanced structured and unstructured analytics with Big Data, Predictive coding, Natural Language Processing (NLP). Anil’s extensive investigation experience coupled with his deep technical knowledge has been instrumental in his ability to lead many of the aforementioned types of investigations. Prior to this, Anil was a Partner and Leader of Forensic Technology and Discovery Services practice in Ernst and Young LLP India, which is the largest in India with a headcount of over 400+ practitioners. He was responsible for developing and implementing the practice in India. As a well-reputed Subject Matter Expert (SME) in forensics, he has developed excellent global and local connections within the industry.