Andrew Webb has joined global consulting firm Berkeley Research Group in its Singapore office.
Webb brings over three decades of experience to Berkeley Research Group (BRG), appointed a managing director in the firm’s Asia Pacific (APAC) Disputes & International Arbitration practice. “I am thrilled to join BRG at a time of continued growth in Asia Pacific and look forward to working closely with the team to help drive the growth of our disputes offering,” he said.
Prior to joining the consulting firm, Webb held a number of roles, including Director at a company that provides technology solutions to the mining industry and Director at Director of The Memento Group, a multi-channel platform that provides services and products to owners, teams, and stakeholders in the Formula 1 space.
Before that, he spent twenty-five years at investment bank Rothschild, latterly in the role of managing director. In the period, he acted as an advisor to governments, private companies and joint ventures on strategy, fundraisings, debt financings, mergers, acquisitions, disposals and restructurings in over 60 countries.
Webb also gained extensive experience advising on disputes, including providing expert valuation advice, with a focus on the mining and metals sector. At BRG, he will leverage this experience to work on complex mining and metals disputes the consultancy works on, across Asia Pacific, Europe, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East and Oceania. Webb will also operate from the firm’s London office.
Commenting on the addition to the team, Mustafa Hadi, head of BRG’s Disputes & International Arbitration wing in APAC, said: “As our clients face increasingly diverse challenges, we find ourselves called upon to provide specialist expertise beyond the general disputes and investigations arena. Andrew’s profile complements our capabilities, we are delighted to welcome him to our expanding team of industry specialists.”
The appointment comes shortly after Berkeley Research Group launched a Forensic Technology service offering in Asia, which sits within its broader Disputes & Investigations practice.