Jonathan Barry is a director with K2 Integrity’s Financial and Forensic Investigations team, based in London. He assists clients with forensic accounting and financial investigation assignments. With a focus on the investigation of fraud, corruption, and other wrongdoing, Jonathan helps K2 Integrity clients to understand complex financial issues, resolve disputes, and recover losses. He has expertise in conducting investigations into regulatory misconduct (including sanctions breaches) in the financial services sector both in the UK and abroad. Other sector experience includes retail clients, sports teams, and clients across the transportation and power and utilities industries.
He also provides litigation support on matters related to damage valuations and bankruptcy clawbacks and assists in court-ordered lookbacks in connection with Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance violations.
Prior to joining K2 Integrity, Jonathan was a manager in the forensic investigations and intelligence team of an international risk advisory firm, based in its London office. Jonathan conducted large-scale, multijurisdictional fraud investigations of clients, including financial services organizations, employing fund flow tracing and loan recycling analysis and ascertaining sources of funds.
Before that, Jonathan spent a decade with a global management consultancy firm, most recently as a senior consultant in the firm’s global disputes and economics practice. He was involved in a wide range of disputes, including complex compliance and financial services projects focusing on AML, tax evasion, and Know Your Client reviews. Jonathan analyzed claims and counterclaims to quantify loss and or damages and assisted in the preparation of expert reports, rebuttal reports, and joint expert statements. He also worked within the firm’s global construction practice, where he gained experience with commercial disputes and arbitrations. This involved damages assessment and valuations, assisting with disputes, delay, and quantum analysis in high profile, multimillion-pound construction claims, including one case with claims exceeding $3 billion.
Jonathan received a B.Sc. (Hons.) in construction management from Oxford Brookes University. He is qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ACA) with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).