Simon Crowther

Partner, Forensics

KPMG Lower Gulf

Simon is a specialist in the prevention and detection of fraud and serious non-compliance, with a unique background as an accountant, lawyer, federal agent (police detective) and senior executive in government. He has over 20 years of professional experience, serving a broad range of clients. Simon leads the Proactive Forensic Solutions set for KPMG Middle East.

Prior to joining KPMG Lower Gulf, Simon was a partner in another Big 4 forensic practice, where he specialized in complex investigations, compliance and anti-fraud engagements.

During his time with the Australian Federal Police, Simon investigated a number of high-profile fraud matters. As a senior leader in the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, he led teams of lawyers, accountants and investigators, examining civil and criminal breaches of the Corporations Act.

An experienced senior executive in the Australian government, Simon has overseen legal, compliance an investigation areas of large departments and has also held appointments as a regulator.


Areas of expertise

Investigations      Fraud and Corruption         Risk Advisory        Financial Crime        Compliance (AML and AB&C)

  • Solicitor and Barrister of the High Court of Australia

  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of New South Wales, Australia

  • Bachelor of Laws, Macquarie University, Australia