“Curiosity has provided me the opportunity to solve some interesting and challenging puzzles.”

Danai Christelis

Principal, Forensic Accounting

Driven by a curious nature and a thirst for knowledge Danai has forged a remarkable career in forensic services. Her ethical commitment and desire to ‘get to the bottom things’ has enabled her to guide clients toward well-informed decisions.

With over 4 years of experience in forensic and fraud risk management in Australia, coupled with her impressive 19-year tenure at KPMG in South Africa, Danai navigates complex challenges across both private and public sectors.

Specialising in forensic audits and investigations of both private and public listed companies, local and state government, and not-for-profit organisations, across a variety of sectors including financial services, mining, property and construction, education, gaming, hospitality and telecommunications, Danai’s analytical skills cut through the clutter to identify the root cause of the issue.

Before relocating to Australia, Danai worked in South Africa, other parts of Africa, and Europe on a broad range of fraud and misconduct investigations including a large-scale money-laundering investigation, a foreign corrupt practices investigation, numerous whistleblower complaints, and contract compliance services for a number of multi-national organisations.

With a unique perspective on the world, Danai is naturally curious, has a passion for problem solving, and is inspired by learning, making her an invaluable asset in the field of forensics.

The Facts:

Core Expertise

  • Forensic services
  • Fraud risk management

Qualifications & Associations

  • Master of Commerce, Forensic Accountancy
  • Certification III in Investigative Services
  • Certification IV in Government Investigations

Industries & Specialisations

  • Education
  • Listed Companies
  • Local and State Government
  • Mining and Energy
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Property and Construction
  • Hospitality