International arbitration expert Isabel Santos Kunsman joins AlixPartners as a Managing Director

19 November 2018

NEW YORK (November 19, 2018) - AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, announced today that Isabel Santos Kunsman has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Investigations, Disputes & Risk practice. She is based in Washington, DC.

Isabel brings more than 15 years of experience in valuation and damages quantification matters in the context of Bilateral Investment Treaty arbitrations, international commercial disputes and regulatory proceedings. Prior to joining AlixPartners, Isabel was a Managing Director in Ankura’s (formerly Navigant) International Arbitration practice in Washington, DC.

Isabel has been regularly retained as a quantum and valuation expert to provide testimony in both English and Spanish in international arbitrations under various jurisdictions including ICSID, UNCITRAL and the ICC. She has worked on numerous international arbitration matters for both claimants and respondents around the world, including in Latin America, Europe, and Africa. Isabel has provided testimony in Spanish in domestic regulatory proceedings in Latin America in matters related to banks, pension funds, and large infrastructure concessions. She has also assisted clients in litigations dealing with the valuation of derivatives portfolios.

Isabel holds an MBA degree from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance degree, also from Georgetown University.

“We are thrilled to welcome Isabel to our fast-growing valuation, arbitration and litigation services team,” said Simon Freakley, CEO of AlixPartners. “Isabel’s notable experience in some high-profile cases across the continents will help our clients address some of their most complex challenges.”

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