Howard Rosen is a Managing Director at Secretariat, based in Toronto. Howard Rosen has over 38 years’ experience of advising on all aspects of business valuations, damages quantification, and corporate finance related matters. He has acted as an advisor to private and public companies, regulatory bodies, and all levels of government on a wide variety of industries. His work experience covers assignments across North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Howard has testified in damages quantification and valuation matters on over 100 occasions.
Howard has acted as court appointed administrator, monitor and inspector and sat as a member of an Arbitral Tribunal and sole Arbitrator. He is the co-author of two texts, a number of chapters and articles on the quantification of economic damages and has lectured extensively to professional interest groups. Howard has acted as instructor at the NITA and FIAA Expert Witness Trial Practice Programs, the MIDS Program at the University of Geneva, and as an MBA instructor at York University’s Schulich School of Business in Toronto. Howard has been listed as one of the leading valuations and damages experts in Canada by Lexpert, and Internationally by Who’s Who Legal as one of the top experts in international commercial arbitration worldwide, every year since the inception of the list in 2011.
Howard is recognized consistently by Who’s Who Legal annually in a number of key listings, most recently including:
» Thought Leaders Global Elite 2020 – Arbitration Expert Witnesses
» Thought Leaders Global Elite 2020 – Quantum of Damages
» Thought Leaders – Arbitration
» Arbitration Expert Witness 2020 – Global Elite Thought Leader;
» Energy Experts 2019 – Recommended
» Experts – Financial Advisory and Valuation – Quantum of Damages 2019 – Global Elite Thought Leader
» Mining Experts – Global Elite Thought Leader
» Canada – Arbitration Expert Witnesses 2019 – Recommended
Howard has also acted as advisor on transactions in a wide variety of businesses, for both public and private equity investors, conducting strategic due diligence, valuations and deal structuring for both buyers and sellers. Howard has advised independent committees of boards of directors on non-arm’s length transactions and has also acted as the chair of independent committees of boards of directors for non-arm’s length transactions.
Howard’s corporate finance experience extends to private equity investments, and managing investments through liquidity transactions, including sale to strategic buyers and IPO. Howard currently sits on the advisory committee of an institutional investor. Howard’s past board positions have included a global Agriculture trading business (Vice-Chair and Lead Independent Director), a Junior resource company (Gas and Mining), a Medical Software and Devices company where he served as Chair of the Audit Committee, as well as a Specialty Manufacturer.
Howard is also a Qualified Valuator under the Canadian CIMVAL standards.