Christine Dobson joins our thriving Corporate sector team from a Big Four firm where she was an Audit Director. Bringing with her 25 years’ experience in in advising a range of organisations from start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to owner-managed businesses and private-equity backed firms, Christine’s appointment will further expand our offering in this area. She will be based in our Thames Valley office.
Chris Hine meanwhile joins as a forensic accounting partner in our rapidly-growing National Forensic Services team. Chris will head up our expert witness work, having specialised in forensic accounting for the last 24 years. During that time he has worked on many high-profile cases in sporting, commercial, business and transactional areas, providing strategic advice and leading on investigatory work. He will be based in the firm’s Manchester office.
Commenting on the appointments, Chief Executive Nigel Bostock said:
“Christine’s appointment adds considerable and varied experience to our Corporate offering and will play an important role in servicing our clients’ evolving needs as their business grows and develops. We welcome her warmly to Crowe and look forward to her adding value, insight and experience to our clients and across our firm.
“Our National Forensics team has also gone from strength to strength since its launch last year. Our sectors and our clients have benefitted from the specialist advice that Jim Gee and his team have been able to provide. Chris’s appointment marks an important milestone for the team and demonstrates our commitment to investing in an area which is affecting a greater number of businesses.”