Is one of the world’s leading experts and authorities in the field of Investigative Auditing. He founded Barlev Investigative Auditing, Israel’s leading Investigative Auditing firm, in 1988. Prior to founding Barlev, he was a senior investigator in the National Fraud Investigations Division of the Israel Police, where he handled investigations of corporate and bank fraud, computer crimes, embezzlement in public institutions, illegal foreign currency transactions and other economic and white-collar crimes.
Mr. Barlev is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner. He practiced as an accountant from 1981 to 1986. He earned a BA in Accounting and Economics from Tel-Aviv University and is a member of the Haifa University Academic Staff.
A Certified Public Accountant (Isr.), a B.A. in Business Administration from the College of Management- Academic Studies Division and Master’s of Law (LL.M), from Bar-Ilan University.
A member of the Advanced Studies Committee and the Tel-Aviv Committee of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Israel.
During military service served as a criminal investigator in the Criminal Investigation Division – of the military police.
In the Reserve duty, serves as the head of the Financial Crime and Fraud Investigating team, a part of the Central Special Investigations Unit, of the Criminal Investigation Division.
Well experienced in financial auditing and tax consultancy for diverse companies.
Joined The Barlev Group Association, as a partner in 1997.
Mr. Buchnik manages complex Investigative Auditing projects as well as the Finance and Human Resources Departments, in the firm’s Main offices in Tel-Aviv.
Mr. Buchnik lectures the Academic Course “Investigating Auditing” in first degree accountancy studies in the Tel-Aviv University, College of Management, and in the Ruppin Academic Center.
In Addition, lectures “Investigative Auditing” topics, in conventions and seminars.