John Gilkes, a Treliant Managing Director in the Washington, DC office, specializes in corporate and regulatory investigations. He has over 30 years of experience in international asset-tracing and recovery and the management and conduct of complex, multi-jurisdictional financial/fraud investigations involving wire transfer fraud, bribery, and extortion.
Prior to joining Treliant, John held roles in the Washington, DC area, as a Principal at Deloitte and a Senior Managing Director at FTI, and in London where he gained experience auditing clients in the securities and investment banking industries. A financial forensic accountant, John has also provided subject matter expertise in the areas of fraud detection, prevention, and deterrence. John also participated in the development of new processes, tools, and training designed to enhance the consideration of fraud throughout the audit process.
On behalf of his clients, John has negotiated with and presented findings to representatives of Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, District Attorney for New York County, Department of Justice, Securities & Exchange Commission, Serious Fraud Office and City of London Police, H.M. Customs and Excise, and other regulatory bodies in the United States, United Kingdom, and elsewhere. He has given testimony in the U.S. Federal court in matters relating to complex financial transactions.
John has a BSc.(Eng) from Imperial College, University of London and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.