Davin Teo
Senior Director
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Leads the Forensic Technology team within Alvarez & Marsal Disputes and Investigations for Asia (based in Hong Kong)
Specializes in digital investigations and electronic discovery matters
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Davin Teo is a Senior Director and leads the Forensic Technology team within Alvarez & Marsal Disputes and Investigations for Asia (based in Hong Kong). Mr. Teo specialises in digital investigations and electronic discovery matters. His primary areas of expertise are fraud investigations, electronic discovery matters, misconduct investigations, intellectual property theft investigations, dispute matters and data recovery requests. With more than fifteen years of forensic technology experience and three years prior in accountancy, Mr. Teo has provided consultancy services in the field of forensic technology, electronic discovery and IT audit to numerous national and international corporations, government bodies and regulators.

Most recently at A&M, Mr. Teo has led the forensic collection and electronic discovery efforts in an arbitration matter which involved information governance, forensic data collections in multiple countries across Europe and Asia and electronic discovery review management for 50+ reviewers and more than three terabytes of data on multiple electronic discovery review platforms across Hong Kong and China. Another notable assignment was the cross-border electronic discovery review management for two of the top 20 U.K. commercial court litigations for 2014.

Mr. Teo has also represented clients in the capacity as a digital forensic expert involving the Hong Kong Police and the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) in relation to various government and regulatory investigations in Hong Kong.

Other notable assignments have been managing a major fraud investigation in the aviation industry, requiring onsite covert digital forensics acquisitions, analysis and management of an electronic document review. This investigation led to litigation proceedings where he was requested to give expert reports on the work conducted. Mr. Teo also managed the electronic data requests and electronic document reviews for unstructured data relating to litigation, arbitration and investigations on behalf of entities owned by Lehman Brothers (post bankruptcy) for all countries outside the U.S.  

Mr. Teo has worked with clients across numerous industries including oil and gas, technology and banking. Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Teo spent more than two years with Chevron Corporation in its Risk Management department in London, where he served as a Team Leader in the Global IT Forensic team. During that time Mr. Teo assisted with the development of the global in-house forensic technology capability that handled all locally-submitted requests relating to internal investigations, risk management, electronic discovery, data recovery and data privacy matters. His responsibilities included leading and assisting the team with technical matters in complex investigations, promoting the forensic technology capability and building relationships within the global company with key stakeholders in legal, compliance, IT and HR.

Mr. Teo earned a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Queensland and is an EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE) with certifications in Ethical Hacking (CEH) and Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI). He also holds a graduate certificate in financial management (GCFM).

Mr. Teo has experience in working on matters in the following countries: China, Hong Kong (SAR), Thailand, Singapore, Australia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Switzerland, Holland, Germany, Luxembourg, Austria, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Angola, India, South Africa, and the United States. Mr. Teo is a native English speaker and speaks basic Cantonese. He is an Australian and British national.​