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Getting to know them: welcoming the new members of the Deloitte Forensic team

Forensic Focus - May 2015

With two new members in our Forensic team, we now have sixteen specialists located from Dunedin through to Auckland who all contribute to a diverse range of skills and experience. Annabel Sergeant and Silas Dich joined us from the UK Deloitte member firm and we have taken this opportunity to ask them to share a little more information with us.

Annabel Sergeant

Location: Auckland

Specialism: Data analytics

What is your background prior to joining Deloitte Forensic NZ?

I studied Microelectronic and Photonics (Electronic Engineering) at University and since then, I have worked as a sports coach in America before joining the Forensic Technology team in Deloitte London as a graduate in 2012.

What strengths do you bring to the team? 

I am a very logical thinker and love to solve problems.

What do you enjoy doing outside of work?

I spend most of my time outside of work playing rugby or doing some kind of outdoor activity.

What is your favourite holiday memory? 

Training and playing 7s in the Caribbean   

Silas Dich

Location: Auckland

Specialism: Cyber-Crime and eDiscovery

What is your background prior to joining Deloitte Forensic NZ?

Before moving to New Zealand I worked for Deloitte in Denmark (Enterprise Risk Services) for four years and more recently, I worked for three years in Deloitte UK (Forensic) where I was a manager in the technology team. I have a Master’s degree in Information Systems from Sweden and had a short spell of working with web programming and design before joining Deloitte.

What strengths do you bring to the team? 

A technical, problem-solving mind and experience from working efficiently in large teams and responding to cyber security incidents. I also have a Scandinavian dry sense of humour.

What do you enjoy doing outside of work?

Sports, outdoor activities, photography and brewing beer!

What is your favourite holiday memory? 

There are many, but one of them has to be staying for a week in a community in the Ecuadorian Amazon jungle. It cured me of spider phobia, amongst other things!

 

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