Darren Matthews is an executive managing director and regional head of Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) for K2 Integrity. With more than 20 years of experience conducting and leading investigations, Darren is an expert in internal investigations and dispute resolution. Based in London, Darren leads the European operations of the firm and directs a team of investigators, forensic accountants, and asset tracing and recovery and compliance experts who assist clients facing complex disputes; cross-border instances of fraud, bribery, and corruption; and compliance breaches.
Darren provides support to clients involved in disputes and facing challenges to their reputation and advises them on risks confronting the core areas of their business. Darren has extensive experience investigating civil and criminal matters, interrogating disputed transactions, and quantifying losses incurred as a result of fraud and corruption internationally. He advises clients across a range of industries, including the mining, aerospace, supply chain, and financial services industries.
Before joining K2 Integrity, Darren was the managing director at Nexus Risk Management, providing investigative and compliance services to clients in EMEA. Prior to that, Darren spent 10 years in investigative and management roles at a UK plc conducting internal investigations throughout the world.
Darren is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).