ABOUT THE SPEAKER
> Steven Powell, Head of ENSafrica’s Forensics Department.
Steven Powell is a renowned specialist white-collar crime prosecutor and forensics lawyer. Steven specialises in leading forensic investigations that result in successful disciplinary and criminal proceedings against offenders, as well as the recovery of losses in both civil and criminal matters. Steven is well-known for his skilful application of deception detection techniques, which has resulted in a high percentage of confessions during suspect interviews. In recognition of this expertise, Steven has been appointed to act for the South African Asset Forfeiture Unit to execute a multitude of restraint and forfeiture orders to recover the proceeds of crime flowing from corporate fraud, and drug and abalone smuggling. In addition, he has previously acted as a specialist prosecutor for the South African Justice Department, and has conducted a multitude of fidelity claims against insurers on behalf of clients.
Steven is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:
> ACFE SA Awards 2016 – Contribution to the Anti-Fraud Profession in South Africa (Advocacy) of the Year
> Award Chambers and Partners Global Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers 2017, 2016 – Corporate Investigations (South Africa)
> Best Lawyers® 2017, 2016 – Criminal Defence (South Africa)
> Best Regulatory Lawyer of the Year 2014 – The Southern Africa Anti-Corruption Compliance Awards
> BProc (University of Cape Town)
> LLB (University of Cape Town)
> Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of South Africa