Owen M. Hawkes

General Counsel, Partner, Forensic, Advisory

KPMG in Singapore

Owen is a Partner in KPMG’s Forensic practice in Singapore, with 20 years of regulatory investigation and risk management experience. He has qualified and practised both as an accountant and a lawyer. Prior to joining KPMG, Owen practiced as a barrister for eight years, six of which were at the British Government’s Serious Fraud Office – the United Kingdom’s lead agency on financial crime and international corruption. After joining KPMG Forensic in 2007, Owen has undertaken a variety of fraud and regulatory risk management engagements assisting clients with assessing and upgrading their organisational readiness and fraud and regulatory risk controls. Owen is a leading expert in investigations, forensic accounting, and asset recovery. 

  • Advisory
  • Forensic
  • Risk Consulting
  • Master’s, Professional Accounting, Singapore Management University

  • Bar School, Inns of Court School of Law, London

  • B.A. (Hons) Jurisprudence, M.A. (Oxon), University of Oxford

  • ISCA Financial Forensic Professional (FFP)

  • Fellow of CPA Australia

  • Associate Member of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators

  • Member of Singapore Chartered Accountants

  • Certified Fraud Examiner, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

  • Member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple

  • General Council of the Bar of England & Wales