Torsten Duwenhorst

Previous Experience
  • Partner, Deloitte
  • Asia Pacific Network Lead Partner for Forensic Technology, KPMG
  • China Lead Partner for Data Analytics, KPMG
  • Partner, Forensic Technology & Discovery Service, Ernst & Young
  • Director, Computer Forensics & Discovery Services, Navigant Consulting
Languages
  • German (native)
  • English (fluent)
  • Mandarin Chinese (business proficient including simplified characters)

Torsten Duwenhorst

Managing Director
EMEA Exiger Intelligence Regional Lead

Torsten Duwenhorst is a Managing Director in Exiger’s Analytics and Intelligence practice, based in London. A seasoned forensic technology, analytics and investigations specialist, Torsten brings 20+ years senior experience in information governance and litigation support to global banking. Having worked extensively in Asian and European markets, Torsten provides global clients with innovative data-driven approaches and solutions to reduce burden, costs and risk associated with investigations, litigation and compliance.

At Exiger, Torsten advises clients on a wide range of strategies in relation to regulatory inquiries, litigation, investigations and compliance matters, having supported banks around the globe in response to cross border regulatory investigations and special audit requests.

Torsten’s deep experience working with regulators and enforcement bodies in Asia (Singapore MAS, Hong Kong SFC and HKMA), the US (SEC) and Europe (Swiss FInMa) has made him an expert at negotiating efficient and relevant methodologies for data requests and analysis, including subsequent data extraction, document management and managed document reviews.

An expert in forensic investigations, eDiscovery, IT forensics, cybersecurity data breach response, data and text analytics, risk management, information governance, fraud and regulatory investigations, Torsten most recently acted as the trusted advisor to executive management of a European Private Bank on how best to improve the operational controls underpinning their global financial crime compliance structure. He has also advised a number of industries including financial services, pharma and life sciences, manufacturing, technology and communications.

Prior to joining Exiger, Torsten was a forensic technology Partner at Deloitte Switzerland responsible for the integration of advanced analytics into the business.

Before that, he led the Forensic Technology team for KPMG in Hong Kong and China, as well as acted as the head for Data Analytics for KPMG China. There, Torsten spearheaded bringing analytical services into the firm’s service lines (Audit, Advisory and Tax).

Torsten also built the Forensic Technology team at EYs Forensic Investigations and Technology Services in Hong Kong and China prior to his time at KPMG. In this role, his team supported clients on some of the largest FCPA investigations in the region. His team was responsible for data identification, collection and processing of data residing in nearly all countries across Asia Pacific and skilled at ensuring disparate data sets located in various countries while observing various respective privacy regulations.

  • Hochschule Bremen, Germany; B.S. (hons)
  • The Sedona Conference, Working Group 6
  • Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners