Partner, Control Risks
Michael Zimmern leads the forensics practice for Control Risks in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. As a qualified accountant with more than 15 years of experience helping organisations respond to regulatory, reputational and financial risks, Michael supports clients with cross-border investigation and compliance matters and has worked alongside governments, regulators and enforcement agencies.
Michael has led investigations into a wide range of allegations, including fraud, bribery, unethical conduct, information leaks, discrimination and human rights abuse. He routinely works with lawyers and other advisers in supporting clients respond to these events. Michael has also led the design and implementation of fraud, bribery and corruption compliance frameworks and the development and delivery of effective compliance monitoring programmes for organisations and their partners.
Michael has worked across the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, Russia, India and Africa and has extensive experience helping clients manage integrity risks in emerging markets. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.