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Patrick J. Kelkar

James Mintz Group, Inc.
Washington, DC, USA

Patrick Kelkar is a Partner in the Washington, DC office of the James Mintz Group, an international investigative firm. He specializes in investigating complex transnational fraud and corruption cases. Mr. Kelkar has a wide-range of experience in conducting financial investigations around the globe, as well as internal misconduct and corruption investigations. 

Mr. Kelkar manages a practice group that conducts numerous Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) due diligence and investigative assignments on behalf of the compliance departments and in-house counsel of multi-national corporations and their outside counsel at major international law firms.

Prior to joining the Mintz Group, Mr. Kelkar served as the Director of Operations for the Washington office of another international investigative firm. Mr. Kelkar was previously a Senior Investigator with the Independent Inquiry Committee into the United Nations Oil-for-Food Programme (the "Volcker Committee"). For the Volcker Committee, Mr. Kelkar played a key role in the high-profile investigation into allegations of corruption against the Executive Director of the U.N. program, as well as the former U.N. Secretary General. The results of this investigation ultimately led to federal indictments of the former U.N. Executive Director and the former Secretary General's brother-in-law.

Mr. Kelkar also served for several years as an investigator and analyst for the World Bank's fraud and corruption investigations unit and PricewaterhouseCoopers. At the World Bank, Mr. Kelkar conducted numerous procurement and financial investigations of development projects in Africa and Asia.


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