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Chilakos Difference.

Chilakos Consulting Ltd. possesses extraordinary communication and presentation skills, enabling us to effectively convey even the most complex financial information in a clear, concise and logical manner to judges, legal counsel, plaintiffs/defendants, insurance and adjusting companies, and policyholders alike.

Personalized Service, Extensive Expertise

With offices in Toronto and Montreal, Chilakos Consulting Ltd. provides forensic accounting services with a strong emphasis on insurance claims and litigation support. Chilakos Consulting Ltd. assists its clients in resolving existing or pending disputes, and/or quantifies financial losses or economic damages. Chilakos Consulting Ltd.'s insurance related practice includes business interruption and time element losses, loss of gross profits/earnings, increased costs of working, extra expenses, stock losses, and more. Chilakos Consulting Ltd. also has extensive expertise in handling disputes that arise from breach of contract, professional liability, product liability and product recall.

Managing Partner:

Eleni Chilakos, CPA, CA

Eleni Chilakos is a Certified Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant with over 15 years of experience in the forensic accounting field, including all aspects of damage/economic loss quantification for litigation support and insurance related claims.

Fluent in English, French and Greek, Eleni has extensive experience working on large scale product liability cases, subrogated claims and breach of contract issues. She has also participated in mediation hearings and international arbitration cases presented before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris, France.

Eleni has worked on behalf of leading commercial insurers and adjusters in Canada, in the United States and in Europe, as well as on behalf of policyholders, to effectively analyse, measure and quantify insurable losses resulting from fires, mechanical breakdowns, flood/water damage, electrical disturbances, etc. This includes, loss of gross profits/earnings, increased costs of working, extra expenses, contingent business interruption losses, stock losses, product recalls, and more.

During her career, Eleni has participated in the review and analysis of over 1,000 third party corporate claims resulting from Iraq's invasion of Kuwait on August 2, 1990 (re: Gulf War), as instructed by the United Nations Compensation Commission, as well as in the assessment of third party property damages and economic losses resulting from the September 21, 2001 catastrophic explosion at a fertilizer plant in Toulouse, France, as assigned by the TOTAL Group, its insurers and re-insurers.

Eleni's background includes numerous multi-million dollar litigation support assignments, including recreational product recalls, consumer electronics, commercial transportation, and other assorted commercial disputes.

Eleni has also worked on behalf of the United States Department of State, in the damage assessment of various claims to be presented before the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal at The Hague.

Industry Experience

Eleni has extensive experience in dealing with both privately and publicly held corporations. Her casework has involved a variety of claims ranging from the thousands to multi-million dollar losses. Her assignments have covered a wide range of industries, both nationally and internationally (United States, Europe, Middle East, etc…), including:

  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Retail / Wholesale Operations
  • Textile / Apparel
  • Petrochemicals
  • Mining
  • Agriculture
  • Transportation
  • Food Processing
  • Hotels / Hospitality
  • Institutions / Universities
  • Professional Services
  • Medical / Dental Services
  • Communications

Educational and Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants
  • Member of the Quebec Order of Chartered Professional Accountants
  • Graduate Diploma in Public Accountancy — McGill University — 1996
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) — McGill University — 1994
  • Participation in internal and external courses and conferences regarding the field of Forensic Accounting