Certified Fraud Examiner
Accredited Senior Appraiser
Chartered Business Valuator
Bachelor of Business Administration
Swiss Arbitration Association
Arbitrators Institute of Canada
Canadian Institute of
Canadian Institute of
Chartered Business Valuators
Institute of Chartered
Accountants of Ontario
National Association of
Certified Fraud Examiners
London Court of International Arbitration
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Howard Rosen is a Managing Director at Secretariat International, based in Toronto. Howard 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 2019, WWL Canada – Arbitration Expert Witnesses 2018, Thought Leaders – Arbitration 2018, Consulting Experts – Financial Advisory and Valuation – Quantum of Damages 2018, and as an expert in the Mining 2019 Industry listing (Inception of this list). In the 2016 Who’s Who Legal: Consulting Experts, a one-of-a-kind guide to the leading consulting experts across the globe, Howard was listed as one of the top five experts in North America.
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.