Fernando is a Director in the Investigations, Disputes & Advisory practice at AlixPartners, and is based in New York. Fernando works with clients to resolve issues related to investigations and compliance matters around financial reporting, anti-money laundering and anti-corruption, and quantum of damages in disputes.

Fernando is a native English and Portuguese speaker, is proficient in Spanish and has over a decade of experience assisting clients of all sizes and industries, particularly in Latin America. His experience on risk-related matters across  geographies, languages, and cultures makes him an adaptable and resourceful advisor to corporate counsel and senior leaders across the globe.

Fernando holds a BS and a MS in accounting from Bentley University. He is Certified in Financial Forensics (“CFF”) and is a CPA licensed in NY state, Certified Fraud Examiner (“CFE”), and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (“CAMS”). 

Fernando was recognized as a Young Hispanic Corporate Achiever in 2023 by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility.

Key Engagements:

  • Core member of AML monitorship teams to US and non-US entities and locations under NY DFS regulations.
  • Assisted in the preparation of forensic accounting reports detailing related-party transactions submitted to US bankruptcy court in connection with the Chapter 11 filing of a private life sciences company with $3 billion in sales.
  • Led anticorruption compliance remediation efforts in Brazil for a client under a compliance monitorship, including conducting training for local employees and third-party contractors in Portuguese.
  • Investigated financial reporting fraud at a Latin-American e-commerce company with over $1.5 billion in sales, including assisting in quantifying restatements and adjustments for prior years and investigating allegations of former management misconduct regarding improper accounting.
  • Assisted quantum experts to ascertain damages and valuations of business entities in commercial and investor-state arbitration matters.