Mr. Milburn is a Managing Director at Secretariat and is based in Toronto. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Management Accountant (CPA/CMA), a Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) and is a Qualified Valuator under the Canadian Institute of Mining’s Valuation Standards and Guidelines. He has over 20 years of experience in the quantification of economic damages and the valuation of business interests and financial investigations in the context of international arbitrations, commercial litigation, insurance litigation, personal injury litigation, tax litigation, and consulting.
Mr. Milburn’s work experience includes hundreds of matters relating to assets and business interests on every continent of the globe and involving millions to billions of dollars across many industries including mining, oil and gas, energy, financial services, asset management, manufacturing, retail, software, and pharmaceuticals. He has provided expert testimony relating to the quantification of economic damages many times including in Permanent Court of Arbitration cases heard at the World Bank in Washington D.C., the World Bank in Paris, the New York International Arbitration Centre and a NAFTA case heard at Arbitration Place in Toronto.
Mr. Milburn has been recognized as a leading expert in the field of damages and valuation in the International Who’s Who of Arbitration Expert Witnesses by Who’s Who Legal since 2014. He has been recognized as one of the leading arbitration expert witnesses in Canada in Who’s Who Legal Canada since its inception in 2015 and recently as a leading mining expert in 2019 on WWL’s first list of global mining experts, and he speaks regularly on damage quantification and valuation issues and has been involved in the education and training of professional valuators as well as advocacy training programs for lawyers for many years.