Gerald (Jerry) Hansen is a partner in the Dallas, Texas, office of Forensic Risk Alliance. He is a CPA and forensic accountant with extensive experience across a variety of accounting, audit, and financial forensics services including M&A disputes (as a neutral expert and consulting expert), audit services, expert services, forensic due diligence and fraud investigations. He has served one of the Big Four public accounting firms, a multinational consultancy, as well as global corporations in a career spanning over 25 years. Mr Hansen previously served as the southwest region leader of Ernst & Young’s transaction forensics practice, a specialty practice that focused on disputes, investigations and forensic due diligence services stemming from contemplated or completed merger and acquisition transactions.
Mr Hansen has provided dispute, forensic and audit related services to clients in a wide range of industries including real estate, professional services, financial services, technology, energy, transportation, manufacturing, software, food services, publishing, automotive, healthcare, retail, staffing services and advertising. He is a co-author of M&A Disputes – A Professional Guide to Accounting Arbitrations (Wiley 2017), and he is a contributing author to The Litigation Services Handbook as well as the AICPA book The Guide to Investigating Business Fraud. He holds a BBA in Finance from Southern Methodist University and an MS in Accounting from the University of Virginia.