‘I am excited to add to Sedulo’s forensic capabilities and build on our existing service offering’
Business advisory group Sedulo has made a fourth top-level appointment by signing Mark Strafford as their National Head of Civil Forensic Accounting.
Strafford, who arrives at Sedulo from Kroll, has been hailed as yet another game-changing appointment by the financial powerhouse group.
Sedulo operates nationwide, boasting stunning offices across Manchester, London, Leeds, and Liverpool, currently employing more than 180 staff as they approach the end of their 13th year in business.
Offering services in audit, accountancy, taxation, business consultancy, forensic accounting, financial planning, IT consultancy plus mergers and acquisitions.
Strafford adds to the growing management team at Sedulo, that has seen appointments in the last few months, of National Heads of the Audit, Taxation, and R&D teams.
He was previously a Senior Manager at investigations and expert services specialists Kroll, prior to which he was a manager in the forensics and investigations team at Mazars.
Forensics has been a part of the Sedulo offering, since it acquired Leeds-based firm Bartfields in 2019. The team has both a criminal and civil arm to its operations, Mark joins with an objective to significantly develop and grow the civil side.
In a statement Sedulo Group Founder Paul Cheetham-Karcz said: “This is another major appointment for the group and for the forensics team in particular.
“We aim to increase our presence in the London market and this includes the forensics offering. Mark comes with his own ideas of how to take a foothold in the civil disputes and investigations market, and we will back him on his journey.
“Sedulo now has a major mid-tier offering, the recent spate of recruits are the highest of levels and we are a real alternative in the market to the top 10 firms.”
Strafford added: “I am looking forward to getting started and delivering high-quality services to a variety of high calibre clients, particularly in relation to commercial disputes and investigations.
“I will be based in our new London office and I am excited to add to Sedulo’s forensic capabilities and build on our existing service offering in the capital and South East.”