Meet Toby Bishop
Director of the Deloitte Forensic Center, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
Toby Bishop is the director of the Deloitte Forensic Center for Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP (Deloitte FAS). He has been named five times to Accounting Today’s Top 100 Most Influential People in the Accounting Profession. He is co-author, with Frank Hydoski, of the book Corporate Resiliency: Managing the Growing Risk of Fraud and Corruption (Wiley, 2009) and a related article in Harvard Business Review (October 2009).
Toby is a contributing author and a member of the board of editors of Business Crimes Bulletin, a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors’ (IIA) Board of Research and Education Advisors, a board member for the Institute for Fraud Prevention, has presented to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s (PCAOB) Standing Advisory Group, and serves on a task force for the Center for Audit Quality’s Anti-Fraud Working Group.
Toby co-authored the IIA/AICPA/ACFE guidance Managing the Business Risk of Fraud: a practical guide. He also co-authored the AICPA guidance papers Management Antifraud Programs and Controls: Guidance to Help Prevent, Deter, and Detect Fraud and Management Override: The Achilles’ Heel of Fraud Prevention — The Audit Committee and Oversight of Financial Reporting.
Toby is the former president and chief executive officer of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the professional association of over 50,000 antifraud professionals in 125 countries. He is a thought leader in the area of fraud prevention and detection with a special focus on the issue of financial statement fraud.
A global commentator on fraud trends, Toby has been quoted in major international publications such as The New York Times, London’s The Daily Telegraph and India Today. His material has appeared in many publications including BusinessWeek, CFO magazine, Forbes.com, Fraud Magazine, Reuters, USA Today, Accounting Today, The American Banker, The Auditor’s Report, Compliance and Ethics Magazine, Compliance Week, Corporate Board Member, Corporate Counsel, The CPA Journal, Director’s Alert, GRC 360, Internal Auditing, Journal of Accountancy, NACD Directorship, Rzeczpospolita, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Journal, Wall Street & Technology, and White-Collar Crime Fighter.
Toby has appeared on television in several countries. He has brought his thought-provoking insights on fraud to events for organizations such as CFO Conferences, Financial Executives International, the American Accounting Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), state CPA societies, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Beta Alpha Psi, the Institute for International Research, the Institute of Internal Auditors, the Institute of Management Accountants and the Wiley Faculty Network. He also provides executive education on fraud for companies internationally.
Dedicated to using education to empower others to fight fraud effectively, Toby has given presentations to more than 1,000 professors to help them equip the next generation of accounting and finance professionals. A popular invited speaker, he has given interactive presentations to thousands of undergraduate and graduate students at universities around the world.
A native of England, Toby is a graduate of Oxford University. He is a CPA licensed in Illinois and Massachusetts, a CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (FCA).