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Kenneth P. Metcalfe

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Energy Experts 2021
Expert Information
Qualifications BS Business Administration, Georgetown University, Cum Laude
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
Associate Certified Fraud Examiner
Professional Memberships American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE)
Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants
National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants
Services Forensic Accounting & Commercial Damages, Government Contracting
Sectors Buildings, Transportation Infrastructure, Industrial & Manufacturing, Power & Utilities, Resources, Technology, Aerospace, Defence, Security & Space
Expert Highlights
  • Over 38 years of experience as an expert consultant and witness, specializing in economic damages and forensic investigations
  • Proven as a credible witness under cross-examination on over 90 occasions, including US federal courts, international arbitration, and depositions
  • Significant experience in nuclear energy and other regulated industries, as well as commercial damages, government contracts and intellectual property
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • Lectured on various economic damages-related issues at Stanford University and George Washington University, as well as to the American Bar Association

Ken Metcalfe is a CPA, CVA and a forensic accounting expert with over 39 years of experience in a variety of industry sectors.

Ken Metcalfe is lauded for his “depth of knowledge of the energy industry” and “strength of expert testimony at trial”.

Ken has provided testimony at trial or arbitration in litigations on over 40 occasions, delivered depositions on over 40 occasions and has given concurrent expert witness testimony (hot-tubbing) on two occasions. He has helped resolve disputes in excess of US$7.5 billion on projects valued at over US$18 billion. He has testified on damages issues in federal and state courts and in arbitrations, and also assisted counsel and clients in numerous extensive settlement negotiations, as well as in mediation. Prior to the firm’s being acquired by HKA, he was co-founder and co-CEO of the Kenrich Group LLC and is the “Ken” in Kenrich.

Ken has worked on client projects in Asia, Europe, North America and South America. He has assisted clients from a variety of sectors, including biotechnology, buildings, defense, industrial, infrastructure, manufacturing, oil and gas, power and utilities, technology, and telecommunications, with significant experience in the nuclear energy and associated regulated industries.

Ken has analyzed accounting and economic damages-related issues in various types of disputes, including breach of contract, terminations, fraud investigations, patent infringement, and trade secret misappropriations. His economic damages work has addressed increased costs, lost profits, price erosion, cost of capital, and lost value, including the valuation of lost royalties. Ken has also performed detailed forensic analyses and historical cost and financial statement reconstructions and has advised clients on evaluating the economics related to significant alternative investments.

Ken holds a BS in Business Administration and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), and an Associate Certified Fraud Examiner. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the Greater Washington Society of Public Accountants, and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.

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Location Washington, DC, US