Simon Goddard

Simon Goddard


Simon is the founder and principal of Global Insight Ltd. He has been working in the operational risk / anti-bribery, corruption and fraud field for over 30 years. He started his career in the Australian Government where he worked in the Australian Federal Attorney-General’s Department and then the Strategic Intelligence Unit of the National Crime Authority.

Simon moved to Hong Kong in 1991 and worked for the Asian arm of a US risk consulting company. He later became the head of Asian operations of another US-based risk company before establishing Global Insight in 1998.

He has long experience in investigating large institutional fraud and corruption cases. He has provided support for parties in large investor/state arbitrations as well as in international commercial arbitrations and he has provided expert witness services to international arbitral tribunals. Over his career in Asia, Simon has also conducted many sensitive business intelligence assignments for corporate investors.

Simon is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a PECB ISO 37001 Lead Auditor (Anti-Bribery Management Systems).

Simon holds a BA (Hons) degree from the University of Sydney, an LL.B (Hons) and an LL.M from Queen Mary College University of London with a specialisation in International Dispute Resolution.

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