Mr. Keyton has over twenty years’ experience in corporate intelligence and investigations and has investigated complex transnational frauds, industrial espionage, corruption, treasury and commodity frauds involving organized crime and money laundering world-wide. He has previously acted as an independent consultant to many leading global businesses as well as working at Director and Partner level for leading consultancies in the UK, Europe, Africa and the USA. Mr. Keyton also lectures and trains professional audiences and clients on fraud-related issues and is widely acclaimed for his presentational skills as an expert witness as well as for the depth and diversity of his material.
Mark Fry, Head of Begbies Traynor’s London office, commented:
“We are delighted to welcome Paul to the team, which continues to enjoy significant growth. His specialist knowledge and wealth of experience in highly complex and sophisticated situations will prove an invaluable addition to our growing intelligence, investigations and forensic accounting team at a time when all indicators point to future increases in insolvency and fraud.”
Paul Keyton, Partner (BTG Intelligence), added:
“I am very happy to be joining BTG Intelligence at such an exciting time in its development. I believe my experience in working world-wide on complex cases for clients will be beneficial as the company continues to grow and build upon its increasingly international client base.”
Mark is an experienced insolvency practitioner, with over twenty years experience. Originally a founding partner in Taylor Gotham & Fry, a specialist boutique practice in the corporate recovery sector, he later sold this practice in 2005 to Begbies Traynor. Mark is now the Regional Managing Partner for the company, responsible for London and the South East. During his time at Begbies Traynor he has developed a separate but integrated restructuring and banking practice; this part of the business has worked in both debtor and creditor led turnaround situations. He also holds several directorships of trading companies outside the financial sector, which assists his awareness and understanding of the issues found by business managers and owners.
Mark is a Counsel Member of the Insolvency Practioners Association and a member of their Membership and Authorisation Committee, as well as the Education and Training Committee. He has also served as a member of the General Technical Committee for R3, the Association of Business Recovery Professionals.