Ian has a wide range of experience of forensic services. He has led a diverse range of investigations in relation to fraud, financial crime, regulatory compliance, financial and procurement irregularities, breaches of corporate governance and conflicts of interest. He also has an established track record of supporting law enforcement agencies in their efforts to tackle fraud and organised crime within criminal, civil recovery and tax investigations, providing specialist forensic accounting inputs, including asset tracing and asset confiscation support. Ian regularly acts as an expert accountant on financial aspects of commercial and transaction disputes, professional indemnity and personal injury claims.
Role at Ulster University
Prof McConnell has worked with the Business School to develop courses in the forensic accounting specialist area and also advises on course development to ensure they are professionally relevant. He works with students to develop employability skills and has arranged for students to visit the PWC offices and has shared his industry insights with them.