Simon P. OddyFCA, CFE, MCIArb
For more than 18 years as a forensic accountant, Simon Oddy has honed his skills on quantifying large, complex losses in insurance, fraud and liability claims cases.
Working with insurers and lawyers, he has handled engagements in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.
Simon’s insurance related cases focus on property and casualty losses. He is actively involved in the area of product recall damages analysis and has been involved in a number of high profile food contamination losses affecting the US. He has worked with clients and insurers to assist in the development of updated insurance products responding to the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act.
In the field of liability claims cases, Simon has worked on food manufacturing and distribution claims, automobile products manufacturing, breach of contract, medical products liability and construction defect liability cases. He has also handled claims for the Pre Launch Satellite Business, Marine losses and the Jewelry and Precious stones industries. As well as working within the Insurance industry, Simon has handled Government work on behalf of the United States Department of Justice, performing transaction analysis in cases of fraud.
Simon joined RGL in 1998. He spent the first 6 years of his career with the firm in the London office, and transferred to the firm’s New York office in early 2004 where he is now a Partner. Simon is a member of RGL’s Fraud Committee, where his recent fraud related experience has seen him involved in mortgage fraud cases, vendor fraud schemes and fraud kickback schemes.
In addition to clients in the United States, Simon works with clients in the London Insurance Market, Syndicates in Lloyds and handles cases globally. He has handled matters for both Claimants and Defendants.
Bachelor of Arts (Hons), University of Huddersfield, UK, 1994
Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Member, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
2004 – Present RGL, New York
1998 – 2004 RGL, London
1996 – 1998 Greenhalgh & Co. Chartered Accountants
Simon has been involved with clients in preparation for trial and depositions of experts. He has been deposed on client matters where he has acted as an expert.