Global Consulting Firm J.S. Held Recognizes 93 Experts with Senior Leadership Promotions


Global consulting firm J.S. Held, proudly celebrating 50 transformative years, announces the promotion of 93 distinguished experts across multiple practices and geographies. These well-deserved senior expert promotions span the firm’s areas of expertise and exemplify our core values and commitment to delivering unrivaled expertise, unparalleled client service, and to be catalysts for change in our industry.

Technical and scientific experts are trusted advisors to organizations facing high-stakes situations requiring specialized expertise. Experts in construction; environmental, health, and safety (EHS); engineering; accident reconstruction; equipment, materials analysis & lab testing; and property & infrastructure damage, provide a comprehensive suite of services that enable clients to navigate complex, contentious, and often catastrophic situations across the globe.

J.S. Held experts deliver financial expertise across all assets and value at risk – uncovering the truth behind the numbers in financial disputes, bringing clarity to tangible and intangible asset valuation, and providing effective strategies to turn around troubled companies. Forensic accountants and economists are recognized industry leaders in financial investigations, quantifying economic damages, valuing businesses and their assets, and delivering expert witness testimony & litigation support in financial disputes. Corporate Finance experts provide turnaround & restructuring services, data analysis, compliance & regulatory consulting, financial reporting, interim management (c-suite level), receivership, and transaction advisory expertise.

J.S. Held’s risk and advisory experts have been engaged in some of the largest, most complex mandates across the world to advise in matters involving intellectual property, corporate investigations & monitorships, regulatory compliance, political risk, business intelligence, cyber security, fraud, corruption, and vast amounts of data. Multidisciplinary experts specialize in minimizing risk, navigating regulatory compliance, providing expert services in commercial disputes, and realizing business value.

With a strong belief that client service and employee engagement are synonymous, J.S. Held remains committed to providing a first-class work environment and cultivating a sense of community among its team. “In 2023, we launched J.S. Held Academy for continued team member development in support of our experts,” said Jonathon Held, Chief Executive Officer. “I am proud of our people who continue to demonstrate incredible drive and deliver integrated solutions to complex situations worldwide.”

Marjan Panah, the firm’s new Chief People Officer, added, “At J.S. Held, we recognize the importance of diversity of thought and experience in delivering the best solutions for our clients. These promotions reflect our commitment to fostering a culture that values and rewards expertise, collaboration, and innovation.”

J.S. Held remains dedicated to providing unparalleled expertise to clients facing high-stakes events demanding urgent attention, staunch integrity, clear-cut analysis, and an understanding of tangible and intangible assets.

Learn more about the dedicated and entrepreneurial experts who help transform J.S. Held, explore our story, and celebrate this momentous milestone, our 50 & Forward celebration, with us at