KordaMentha KordaMentha is an Australian advisory and investment firm that provides specialist forensic, real estate, turnaround / restructuring and investment management services. The business was formed in April 2002 by Mark Korda and Mark Mentha. Located at
Level 24, 333 Collins Street, Victoria, Australia.
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Paul Curby


Sydney +61 2 8257 3050

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'With collective experience in government, corporate and as external solution providers, KordaMentha’s clients are in a great position to draw upon our experience and strength. Our multi-disciplinary team has years’ of experience providing practical solutions, often in difficult working environments. Ultimately, our experience helps clients’ negotiate potential hazards.'

Paul has more than 29 years’ experience in the area of fraud risk and investigation including 15 years with law enforcement in Australia. He was a designated Detective. He has lived 12 years in Asia.


Following the police, Paul worked as a senior investigator for a major airline in the region managing fraud risk and investigating internal and external fraud.


Prior to joining KordaMentha Paul was the founder and Managing Director of Insight Risk Group in Singapore. He previously held roles as a Director with Ferrier Hodgson and a ‘Big-4’ accounting firm. 


Paul specialises in fraud risk and prevention services, criminal and civil investigations, fraud detection and investigation, forensic services, recovery services, anticorruption services.


His extensive industry experience includes financial services, government, manufacturing, insurance, airline and transportation, construction and gaming.

Significant Engagements

  • Led numerous procurement fraud investigation and anti-corruption assignments for a multilateral development bank in Asia.
  • Conducted an asset tracing assignment in North Asia in connection with a matrimonial dispute with assets in excess of $200 million.
  • Led a multi-disciplinary team in connection with an investigation of a shareholder dispute resulting in simultaneous execution of an Anton Piller Order for multiple locations and resulting in the identification and seizing of a large amount of documentary and digital evidence.
  • Conducted an investigation for a financial services company in connection with the taking of Intellectual Property following the departure of a large number of staff to a competitor.
  • Led an investigation in connection with the fraudulent misappropriation by the Financial Controller of an Australian multi-national in Asia Pacific.
  • Led investigation into the activities of a CEO of a European public listed company with operations in Singapore in connection with an attempt to defraud the organisation.



  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Diploma of Government (Fraud Control)
  • Diploma of Government (Investigation)
  • Certificate III Investigative Services.

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