ProfessionPartner, Grant Thornton
Sterl is an expert on fraud issues with twenty-five years experience in the prevention, detection and investigation of fraud. He specialises in handling senior management and employee frauds as well as breaches of policies by delivering commercial solutions to clients. He manages large investigations (eg Care Quality Commission), internal frauds, especially involving procurement fraud, and also US-regulatory driven reviews such as under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He advises clients on implementing fraud risk management strategies and helps by delivering bespoke training programs, designed to enhance fraud awareness. Having worked on many overseas assignments, Sterl was seconded to the USA for a seven-year period. He is co-author of chapter 39, 'The Investigator, of the LexisNexis publication Fraud: Law, Practice and Procedure, published in 2004. He has testified in numerous courts and before the UK's Health Select Committee and holds a master's degree with distinction in forensic investigation.