Lee Wilkins

J.S. Held’s Inaugural Global Risk Report Examines Potential Business Risks & Opportunities in 2024

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Lee Wilkins specializes in forensic accounting, fraud investigation, and anti-bribery and anti-corruption audits, having accumulated over nine years of experience, including in a Big Four environment.

Lee has led investigations into disguised government official interactions, channel stuffing, improper revenue recognition, fraudulent expense claims, undisclosed and disadvantageous joint ventures, PII leaks, misreported pharmaceutical exports, document reviews for FEMA claims, and contractor fraud. He also has extensive experience in leading anti-bribery and anti-corruption FCPA audits and export control audits, working with client compliance, legal, and internal audit functions to execute audits and act as a subject matter expert.

He has been a trusted advisor with a wide range of industries including pharmaceutical retailers, healthcare device manufacturers, car part manufacturers, and general manufacturing, as well as local, state, and international governments in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Lee is a Senior Managing Consultant in J.S. Held’s Global Investigations team, based in Chicago. He is experienced in a variety of forensic accounting, fraud investigation, and compliance audit matters, and is using that experience on investigation and litigation matters. At J.S. Held, Lee has contributed to matters in the aviation, construction, real estate, and oil & gas industries. Lee also has extensive experience supporting projects internationally, including China, Angola, Germany, and Norway.

Key Expertise

  • Fraud Investigations
  • Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption (ABC)
  • Compliance Audits
  • Government (Local to International)
  • Retail Industry Engagements
  • Manufacturing Industry Engagements

Professional Affiliations/Memberships/Licenses/Training

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales – Associate Chartered Accountant
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners – Certified Fraud Examiner