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Stéphanie Lhomme is a Partner at Arendt. She heads the Forensic Investigations, Corporate Intelligence & Litigation Support practice at Arendt Regulatory & Consulting. She specialises in complex engagements for corporates, private equity houses, financial institutions, and public organisations, covering fraud, misconduct and corruption investigations, worldwide asset searches, AML investigations, anti-bribery and corruption reviews and strategic intelligence assignments.

  • BSc Business & Management from ESCP, Paris (France)
  • MBA from Drexel University, Philadelphia (USA)
  • CHEE European affairs programme from ENA (French national school of administration), Paris (France)
  • IHEDN (the Institute of Advanced Studies in Security and Defense), Paris (France)
  • Governance & Board Directorship Certificate from SciencesPo (Paris Institute of Political Studies)
  • French Navy School and Military School, Commanding Officer training

  • Member of ILA Ethics Committee

Stephanie has assisted audit committees, boards and executive committees in complex forensic fraud investigations, in regulatory corruption investigations (FCPA, UKBA, Sapin II) and in corruption risk assessment and remediation, providing pragmatic field assistance.

Stéphanie previously led the Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice of FTI Consulting, based in Paris and covering all francophone countries. Before her time at FTI, Stéphanie was the head of Compliance, Forensic Investigations, Intelligence and Computer Forensics for Europe and Africa at Control Risks, based in London. Prior to that, she held similar role with Kroll.

Stéphanie has gained nearly 25 years of experience providing financial and risk consulting services across the globe. She started her career in Transaction Services at EY and Deloitte in the US and then Europe, where she advised multinationals on complex transactions such as acquisitions, JV, restructuring, entries into emerging and complex markets and hostile take-over. She was also in-house for two years at Boston Scientific (NYSE) as the EMEA Finance Manager for the Endosurgery divisions, where she was also in charge of M&A.

Throughout her career, Stéphanie has spent significant periods of time in complex and emerging environments such as Africa (DRC, Republic of Congo, Mali, Ivory Coast, Togo, Gabon, Nigeria, Kenya, Guinea and others), India, China and Russia.

Stéphanie is also a commanding officer in the French Navy reserve.