Friday, 06 December 2019

Hermes Advisory – Financial Expertise in Legal Disputes

drs Inge-Lisa Toxopeus RA T: +31 (0)6 240 90 270 E: Toxopeus@Hermes-Advisory.com

Inge-Lisa started her career in 1998 as a member of PwC’s international audit practice, where she acquired professional experience in auditing the financial statements of both large multinational businesses and smaller organizations. Having obtained her degree as a Registered Accountant, Inge-Lisa transferred to PwC’s forensic team to specialize in the conduct and management of fraud investigations. During the same period, Inge-Lisa also gained experience in financial loss investigations and calculations. At the end of 2002, she accepted a position with a private consulting firm, where she continued to work on fraud and financial loss investigations. In early 2007, Inge-Lisa moved to NautaDutilh to help build its audit practice and the multidisciplinary team set up to conduct internal investigations for clients. As of 2012, she has been a partner in Hermes-Advisory, engaging in loss calculation and legal support. Inge-Lisa has broad experience in teaching lawyers and accountants. She is a lecturer at the Law Firm School and the CPO (Centre for Post-Graduate Legal Training). Inge-Lisa is also as a lecturer and program manager associated with the Erasmus School of Accounting & Assurance in Rotterdam and is involved in developing the executive program for Financial Forensic Experts.. Inge-Lisa is listed in the National Register of Court Experts (Landelijk Register Gerechtelijk DeskundigenLRGD) as a forensic accountant specializing in fraud and financial loss investigations.

drs Pieter Christiaan van Prooijen RV T: +31 (0)6 301 54 753 E: VanProoijen@Hermes-Advisory.com

Having worked for an insurance company for a number of years, Pieter Christiaan continued his professional career at PwC Business Recovery. As a member of that team, he was responsible for numerous cost-saving operations, business restarts in bankruptcy situations, and financial restructuring projects. In 2005 Pieter Christiaan moved to Fortis Bank, where he joined the Global Acquisition & Leveraged Finance Team and closed a large number of small and bigger international M&A finance transactions. From 2009 to 2011, Pieter Christiaan worked on a range of financial restructuring projects for ABN AMRO / Fortis Bank, Financial Restructuring & Recovery. Pieter Christiaan has a degree in business economics as well as post-graduate certificates in Forensic Accountancy (NIVRA/Nyenrode and Leiden University) and Business Valuation (RSM Erasmus University). Pieter Christiaan is listed as a Chartered Valuator with the Dutch Institute of Chartered Valuators (NIRV) and as a valuation and finance expert in the National Register of Court Experts (Landelijk Register van Gerechtelijk DeskundigenLRGD).

Olav Nuijten, LLM T: +31 (0)6 28 55 33 72 E: nuijten@hermes-advisory.com

Olav started his career as an international tax advisor for EY in 2000 and has gained experience in the Netherlands and South-Africa. Since 2006, Olav’s field of expertise has been in financial forensic investigations, primarily with respect to irregularities in bankruptcy cases, including cases of director’s liability, fraudulent transactions and bankruptcy fraud. In addition, he assists lawyers in legal disputes like shareholders disputes and has experience in teaching lawyers, trustees in bankruptcies, court members and others with respect to fact-finding investigations. Olav has affinity with and interest in IT developments and uses specialised software for his analyses and reports, placing financial facts in a legal context.

In 2016-2017 Olav successfully completed the ‘Financial Forensic Expert’ executive programme at the Erasmus School of Accounting and Assurance. Olav is registered as a prospective member of the Nederlands Financieel Forensisch Instituut (Dutch Financial Forensic Institute, NFFI) and listed in the Landelijk Register van Gerechtelijk Deskundigen (National Register of Judicial Experts, LRGD) as a specialist in financial forensic investigations with regards to insolvency cases and bankruptcy fraud.

Since 2018 Olav has joined Hermes Advisory as a partner where he focuses on conducting financial forensic investigations and offers financial expertise in legal disputes.