Sedgwick has appointed Jenny Teo as head of its forensic advisory services division in Asia.
In her new role, Teo will lead the division in delivering expert service to clients and expanding Sedgwick’s forensic advisory services in Asia, a statement from the firm said. She will work closely with the company’s major and complex loss division and adjusters across the industry on catastrophe and major loss quantification.
A qualified chartered accountant, Teo joined Sedgwick in 2016, having previously worked on numerous business interruption and fidelity losses of various scopes and sizes for attorneys and insurers in the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to this promotion, she was a director in the forensic advisory services division.
Teo has been involved in forensic accounting investigations since 2002. Her areas of expertise include commercial litigation disputes, arbitration work measuring economic losses/damages in breach of contract/tort and fraud investigations, as well as analytical reviews of financial information, financial data mining, reconstruction of accounting records and reconciliatory processes.
“I am extremely proud to promote Jenny to lead our forensic advisory services division in Asia,” said James Ong, Sedgwick CEO for Asia. “Our Asian operations have gone from strength to strength, including several high-profile new hires in 2019. Adding a veteran of Jenny’s calibre to the ranks of our senior management team further solidifies Sedgwick’s position as the industry leader in the Asia region.”