A recognized expert in the anti-fraud field, Hervé Zany has led numerous investigations of international corporate fraud and corruption, including cases of pan European tax fraud known as “VAT carousel”, matters within the scope of the US FCPA and other OECD-inspired anti-corruption legislation, as well as other forensic accounting assignments. His professional experience also includes the conduct of reputational due diligence assignments on behalf of private equity firms and other private investors, and advising listed companies during hostile take-over contests.
After assuming the position of finance manager at a UK subsidiary of Legris Industrie (1989-1991), Hervé spent 10 years with audit firm KPMG where he supervized numerous international audit assignments and transaction due diligence cases, primarily in the Oil & Gas (upstream joint ventures) and Aerospace industries.
In 2001 Hervé joined risk consulting firm Kroll, and from 2002 to 2008 was the Managing Director of the group’s Paris office, heading a team of 15 intelligence and investigation professionals serving France, the Benelux countries, Switzerland and North Africa. Hervé opened FIP’s Paris subsidiary in September 2008.
In addition to Europe, his professional experience covers African and Middle Eastern countries (Congo, Cameroon, Morocco, Libya, Yemen) as well as several South American countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Venezuela).
Hervé is a Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE USA).