Who we are...

Paul Rex Paul Rex, Managing Director, oversees GBRW Expert Witness’s activities. He has dealt personally with a range of areas which include lending and approval procedures, trade finance, property lending, syndicated loans and relationships between banks and their professional advisers. He has given oral evidence in several cases, most recently in a London Arbitration (2015), IRD v Westpac New Zealand (2009, High Court of New Zealand) and KBC & Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ v Ferrero & Others (2009, High Court). Paul is a Fellow of the Academy of Experts and an Accredited CEDR Mediator. David Croft David Croft, Director, has given evidence in a number of high value cases involving structured finance, complex investment products, capital markets and bank treasury/risk issues. His oral evidence includes Thornbridge Limited v Barclays Bank PLC (2015, High Court), Alliance Bank JSC v Metropol (Cyprus) Ltd (2013, LCIA), Central Bank of Ecuador v Contincorp/Ortegas (2010, Supreme Court, Bahamas) and Deutsche Bank Group Services (UK) v Commissioners for HMRC (2010, Tax and Chancery Chamber).
Jeremy Denton-Clark Jeremy Denton-Clark, Director, has worked as a senior consultant with banks in more than 20 countries in Central and Easter Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa. He was previously General Manager of London Interstate Bank and CEO of City Merchants Bank in London and is currently a Non-Executive Director of two banks in South-Eastern Europe. Jeremy is an Associate Member of the Academy of Experts. Martin Edwards Martin Edwards joined GBRW in October 2011 as Director, Asia to open our Singapore office. The largest part of his banking career has been spent in Asia with Crédit Agricole, Banque Indosuez and Chemical Bank (now JP Morgan Chase) and he has specialised in corporate banking, trade finance, and commodity financing. Martin is also Representative-Asia, for the Expert Witness Institute.
Tim Dowlen Tim Dowlen is GBRW Expert Witness’s Director, Insurance. He is also a divisional director of City-based Lloyd's broking firm Tasker & Partners and has been a director of insurance broking companies since 1973. Tim was for many years the Senior Examiner in Liability Insurance to the Chartered Insurance Institute and has given evidence in more than 100 cases as an expert witness. David Ellis Dr David Ellis is an expert in financial services and institutions, specialising in quantitative products and complex securities. He has appeared as an expert witness in the English and Irish High Courts and in numerous other jurisdictions in the United States and Europe, as well as Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.
John Turnbull John Turnbull joined us as Director, Trade Finance at the start of 2017. He was formerly Joint General Manager and Global Head of Structured Trade and Commodity Finance at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe and has acted as expert witness in a number of high-profile trade finance cases. John has been Chair of the Association of Foreign Banks Trade Finance Committee, Chairman of the ICC UK Banking Committee and a member of the ICC Banking Commission Global Financial Crime Committee. Emmanouil Skourtis Based in Athens, Emmanouil Skourtis is GBRW Expert Witness’s Representative for Greece & Cyprus. His prior experience as Head of KPMG’s M&A and Restructuring Practice in Greece, which he developed from 2007 onwards, include acting as Monitoring Trustee of Piraeus Bank reporting to the European Union DG Competition and the bank’s Board of Directors. Emmanouil has advised on matters including strategic business planning, financial performance, debt management, internal policies and M&A and is a KPMG-accredited restructuring and valuation specialist.