LONDON – Today, K2 Integrity announced Olivia Allison has joined the firm’s London office as a Senior Managing Director in its Investigations and Risk Advisory practice. Ms. Allison brings more than 15 years of global experience in investigations, anti-bribery and corruption (ABC), and corporate intelligence.
“I am delighted to welcome Olivia to the K2 Integrity Investigations team in EMEA. Olivia is well known for her ability to build and lead international teams and achieve high-quality results in financial fraud and anti-bribery and corruption investigations and corporate intelligence engagements for clients,” said Darren Matthews, Executive Managing Director and regional head of EMEA.
“K2 Integrity is committed to providing unrivaled investigative and business intelligence services to our clients wherever they might be. Olivia brings a broad set of skills to the firm and will be an invaluable addition to assist our EMEA-based clients,” said Robert Brenner, Global Co-Managing Partner and Chief Legal Officer.
Ms. Allison joins K2 Integrity from KPMG where she was a Partner and Head of Forensic & Risk Consulting in Ukraine and Kazakhstan and led Internal Audit & Risk Consulting services, including corporate governance, risk management, internal audit, and IT and cybersecurity. Ms. Allison joined KPMG’s Forensic practice in London in January 2011. In 2013, she became as Head of Corporate Intelligence, Russia and CIS, and in 2016 moved to Ukraine where she helped build up a large local team that worked with Ukrainian and international businesses to help them manage risk and improve compliance. Before joining KPMG, Olivia worked in an international risk consultancy in the former Soviet Union, Africa, and the Middle East. She has also worked as a journalist and researcher.
Ms. Allison is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She received her M.A., with merit, from King’s College London in international peace and security; was a recipient of the Roy and Hazel Zeff Scholarship for Fellowship from Rice University; and holds a B.A. from Rice University in Slavic studies. She is fluent in Russian.