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Nadia Brannon

Nadia Brannon

Ernst & Young LLP
Former Executive Director, Fraud Investigations and Dispute Services
San Francisco, CA, USA

Nadia Brannon specializes in anti-fraud and anti-corruption data analytics, forensic data mining and statistical analysis. She leads a team of data scientists, computational linguists, forensic data analysts and electronic discovery professionals that focus on issues of fraud detection and compliance monitoring, e-discovery, complex data analytics and text mining in the context of corporate investigations and litigation. 

Ms. Brannon has over eighteen years of experience in forensic data analytics in the context of civil, class-action, multi-party, multi-district and regulatory matters.  Prior to Ernst and Young, Ms. Brannon held various leadership positions with FTI Consulting, LECG and Deloitte.

Ms. Brannon advised counsel in a variety of financial and fraud investigations, consumer class actions, breach of contract, intellectual property, and antitrust matters. She led, or participated as a member of an expert team, in a number of large-scale matters that involved extensive analysis of electronic data, sampling and statistical inferences, as well development and design of specialized databases and applications. Ms. Brannon has extensive expertise in developing predictive statistical models.

Ms. Brannon holds a M.S. in Economics from Oklahoma State University and a M.S. in petroleum engineering and economics from National Oil and Gas University, Ukraine. She is fluent in Ukrainian and Russian, and is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Certified SAS programmer.


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