With nearly 20 years of experience in the investigations industry, Mr. McCavitt has led some of the most serious and complex engagements in the business. His deep and broad expertise includes investigations of all varieties, including complex fraud, asset recovery, intellectual property infringement, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, litigation support, business intelligence, and due diligence.
Mr. McCavitt joins Exiger from Kroll, where he was a Managing Director in the firm's Investigations and Disputes practice. In addition to supervising a range of complex investigative matters for Kroll across the globe, Mr. McCavitt also served as Director of Research for the North American region, responsible for overseeing the firm's research and analysis capabilities. He also led company-wide innovation initiatives related to business intelligence, data analytics, cybersecurity, and insurance.
"It's no exaggeration to say that Chris is one of the best and most highly-respected practitioners in our business," said Richard Plansky, Exiger's Global Head of Investigations. "Throughout his career, Chris has brought smart and innovative solutions to his clients' most urgent and intractable problems. We have no doubt that he will continue to do that for our clients."
In addition to his tenure at Kroll, Mr. McCavitt served as a Senior Director at FTI Consulting, where he was central to the firm's complex fraud investigations. He has also held senior investigations roles with Alpha Group International, a firm he co-founded in 2000, and The Ackerman Group.
"Exiger is taking the lead in building the next generation investigations practice. We are leveraging Exiger's incredibly deep talent and experience – and our unparalleled grasp of cutting edge data analytics and artificial intelligence technology – to offer real solutions to the complex threat and risk challenges that organizations confront across their global operations," said Mr. McCavitt. "It is a thrill to be here and to work with and learn from this team."
Mr. McCavitt holds a B.A from Loyola University, an M.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, and an M. Phil. from the University of Cambridge.
Exiger is a global regulatory and financial crime, risk and compliance company. Exiger arms financial institutions, multinational corporations and governmental agencies with the practical advice and technology solutions they need to prevent compliance breaches, respond to risk, remediate major issues and monitor ongoing business activities. Exiger works with clients worldwide to assist them in effectively managing their critical challenges while developing and implementing the policies, procedures and programs needed to create a sustainable compliance environment. A global authority on regulatory compliance, the company also oversees some of the world's most complex court-appointed and voluntary monitorships in the private and public sectors, including the monitorship of HSBC. Exiger has four principal business units being: Exiger Advisory; Exiger Analytics, including DDIQ, the groundbreaking cognitive computing and intelligent search platform; Exiger Diligence and Exiger Insight 3PM. Exiger operates through offices in New York City, Silver Spring (DC Metro), Miami, London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Toronto, and Vancouver.
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