Steven Parker leads BRG’s Financial Investigations and Regulatory Compliance practice in Greater China and the Asia–Pacific (APAC) region.
He has more than twenty-five years of experience in the region, specializing in forensic accounting investigations, litigation support, risk management, and regulatory compliance.
Mr. Parker advises multinational corporations (MNCs), private and public companies, banks, and financial institutions on matters relating to internal controls, risk frameworks, corporate governance, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)/anti-bribery compliance programs. He has conducted numerous assignments focused on internal audits, risk reviews/assessments, and forensic investigations across a wide selection of industries. These matters have focused on ineffective internal controls, allegations of corruption, fraud and asset misappropriation, director malfeasance, third-party intermediaries, and financial statement falsification.
Mr. Parker has also assisted both public and private companies to develop, refine, and implement their FCPA/anti-corruption compliance frameworks, focusing on key risks and key controls specific to and tailored for APAC markets.
Mr. Parker’s career experience has included working in North America, Asia, and South America for industry, public accounting, and consulting. He began his career as an internal auditor for a multinational, completing various audit engagements in North and South America, and later assisted this organization to establish its operations in China.
Later, he supported a Big Four accounting firm to establish its tax/audit and consulting practices in China, and becoming the managing director of its consulting practice. Upon returning to industry, he assumed the role of CFO, Greater China & Asia–Pacific for a major consumer products MNC; and then acted as Managing Director, Asia–Pacific for a global risk advisory services firm.
Duff & Phelps (China) Limited
2017 – 2019
Experis/Jefferson Wells (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd.
Managing director, Asia Pacific
2007 – 2017
McCormick (China) Co., Ltd.
Chief financial officer, Greater China & Asia Pacific
2002 – 2007
Deloitte Consulting (China)
1996 – 2002
American Standard, Inc.
1992 – 1994
American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA)
Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA)
Professional Diploma, Insolvency
Areas of Expertise
Washington University/Saint Louis University
MBA, Finance, 1996