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Forensic Accounting & Business Valuations 

A boutique firm exclusively providing independent forensic accounting and valuation services.

Profile

Hamish Boyle Associate Director

hamishb@gowerjones.com.au


Career Summary

  • 2018 – Present
    Associate Director, GowerJones Forensic Accountants Pty Limited
  • 2010 – 2018
    Associate Director, GowerJones & Co Pty Limited
  • 2008 – 2009
    Senior Manager, RGL Forensics                        
  • 2000 - 2008
    Manager / Senior Manager / Associate Director, Ernst & Young                        
  • 1999 - 2000
    Vincents Forensic Accountants                        
  • 1997 - 1999
    Horwarth Clark Whitehill                         

Experience

Hamish has over twenty years of experience in forensic accounting, working in Sydney, Brisbane and London. He joined GowerJones in 2010.

His work focuses on the quantification of loss in commercial disputes and on valuation matters. Hamish has assisted in the preparation of expert reports and provided consulting services in a wide variety of matters including large scale disputes involving extensive volumes of records.

As part of this work, Hamish also undertakes a broad range of financial modelling assignments.

Hamish undertakes analysis in the following areas:

  • Quantification of loss
  • Review of expert reports
  • Excel modelling
  • Writing of programs including Visual Basic for Applications
  • Database analysis including Structured Query Language
  • Business valuation
  • Analysis of financial records
 

Hamish has worked on expert reports and consulting services in matters which in recent years include:

  • Review of loss claimed for delay in a construction project (2018-2019)
  • Financial modelling and review of loss claimed against directors of a publicly listed electronic retail group (2018-2019)
  • Response report in respect to the valuation of shares concerning property development (2017-2018)
  • Financial modelling and review of loss claimed in a pharmaceutical matter (2017-2018)
  • Analysis of valuation issues concerning a business group and review of expert report (2017)
  • Analysis of financial records concerning primary production (2019)
  • Evaluation of financial and operational interdependency of various corporate entities within a group of companies (2017-2018)
  • Analysis of claim for unsubstantiated costs and “falsified entries” and restatement of claim for loss (2017)

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Queensland
  • Master of Letters (Management, Economics & Politics), University of St Andrews, Scotland
  • Chartered Accountant, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Business Valuation Specialist, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Forensic Accounting Specialist, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Certified Fraud Examiner, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Justice of the Peace (Qualified) (Queensland)