Kroll adds valuation expert Brad Edwards as managing director

18 November 2022 2 min. read
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Kroll has hired Brad Edwards, an experienced valuation professional, as a managing director in its valuation advisory services practice.

Based in Houston, Edwards brings more than 20 years of experience valuing businesses, intangible assets, and equity securities. He specializes in the oil and gas industry, including companies in upstream, midstream, downstream, and oilfield services.

“Brad’s valuation and energy-specific expertise will allow him to be an immediate leader and invaluable addition to our team. His arrival highlights the growth of our Houston-based practice, and I look forward to working with Brad as we continue to grow our energy practice,” said David Scott, managing director in Kroll’s alternative asset advisory practice and energy and mining industry leader.

Edwards joins Kroll from Grant Thornton’s Seattle office, where he spent the last four years as a managing director in the corporate value consulting practice. He led the practice in the Pacific Northwest, building and maintaining relationships with clients and providing technical guidance to audit teams regarding accounting for fair value estimates, business combinations, stock-based compensation, and asset impairments.

Brad Edwards, Managing Director, Kroll

Before that Edwards spent over six years at KPMG, where he was a managing director in the economic and valuation services practice.

Earlier in his career he spent two years as a senior manager in EY’s Houston office and 10 years in Deloitte’s Dallas office, where he worked in the transactions and business analytics business.

Edwards has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Brigham Young University. He is a chartered financial analyst (CFA); a certified public accountant (CPA); accredited in business valuation (ABV); and certified in entity and intangible valuations (CEIV).

“I’m thrilled to be joining Kroll’s growing Energy & Mining practice. Kroll is well-known for its valuation capabilities across markets, and I look forward to expanding my practice while providing our clients with industry-leading services,” Edwards said.  

Kroll’s valuation advisory services practice helps clients fulfill their financial and tax reporting valuation requirements. The practice’s experts can value any type of asset, liability, business, or equity interest, including alternative assets and illiquid investments.

Headquartered in New York, Kroll provides consulting in corporate investigations and risk. The firm has more than 6,500 people worldwide.