Crosby MacDonald is a director in BRG’s Disputes and International Arbitration practice in Asia–Pacific (APAC), based in Vancouver, Canada.

He specializes in the provision of expert evidence on valuation, economic and regulatory issues in international commercial disputes. He has experience assessing damages and preparing expert reports on economic issues across a range of industries and has particular expertise in the energy and resources sector.

Before joining BRG, Mr. MacDonald was the primary client contact and engagement manager on several disputes involving multibillion-dollar damages claims. He has managed teams providing expert evidence and assisted counsel during hearings under various arbitration institutions’ rules, including the ICC, HKIAC, UNCITRAL, and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC). He also has experience in the jurisdictions of the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal and the courts of the UK, France, and Cayman Islands.

Previously, he was a senior director at an international business advisory firm in London, United Kingdom.

Mr. MacDonald is recognized by Who’s Who Legal as a leading expert for energy disputes, describing him as “a top name in the market,” with sources praising his “very professional approach” and “extremely impressive knowledge of energy and gas markets.”

Mr. MacDonald is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and a Chartered Professional Accountant of British Columbia. He holds an MSc. in economics from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics and a B.Comm (Hons) from Queen’s University, Canada. He has led training for law firms on various damages and valuation issues.

Employment History

Independent economic and financial consultant
2016- 2020

FTI Consulting Ltd
Senior director

LECG Limited
2008 – 2011

GLOBE Foundation of Canada
Researching editor

Professional Affiliations

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Chartered Professional Accountant of British Columbia


Areas of Expertise


Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
MSc, Economics of Science and Innovation, 2008

Queen’s University, Canada
B. Comm (Hons), 2003


Who’s Who Legal: Energy – Experts 2022

“Crosby MacDonald is acclaimed by peers for his top-tier work in the energy and resources sector, where he expertly assesses damages and prepares reports.”