Steve Holt is managing director and leads the financial and forensic investigations team at K2 Intelligence in London, where he assists clients facing instances of fraud, bribery and corruption, and misconduct. He specializes in aiding companies facing urgent, complex, cross-border issues.
Steve’s work often involves the analysis and presentation of complex information from multiple sources in a digestible format which may be used to support disclosure to regulators or as part of legal proceedings. He is involved in a number of high-profile international assignments representing governments, public companies, and private individuals, and assists in both the recovery and seizure of substantial funds.
Prior to joining K2 Intelligence, Steve was vice president in AlixPartners’ UK Financial Advisory Services practice in London, where he assisted clients in the quantification of damages, contentious valuation of businesses and assets, and the identification and mitigation against instances of fraud and corruption. Before joining AlixPartners, Steve trained as an accountant in BDO’s forensic accounting team.
Steve is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ACA), is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and holds a first-class honours degree in statistics from the University of Bath. In 2018, he was named in Who’s Who Legal’s Asset Recovery and Consulting Expert lists. He is described by clients as “an eloquent and very innovative practitioner” who is “extremely pragmatic and commercial in how he presents his advice”.