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Matías Mora Simoes has over 18 years of experience providing investigative and intelligence services, including internal investigations, financial frauds, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act audits, SOX implementation, and the review and execution of comprehensive money-laundering prevention programs. He was previously the leader of the Forensic and Litigation Consulting and the Anti-Money Laundering Investigations practices in the Central American Region at a global consulting firm.

Mr. Mora began his consulting career in the Financial Advisory Services area at a global investigative firm. His responsibilities included complex financial investigations, economic and accounting assignments, debt restructuring, auditing and recovery tasks, and forensic accounting assignments for the financial services industry and other major multinational corporations throughout Ibero-America. He has a long history as a leader of investigative teams providing investigation services and forensic accounting services, litigation consulting, and dispute advisory. Additionally, his extensive knowledge of various industries at the international level has allowed him to advise clients in the Latin American region to achieve better results and develop new business opportunities.

Mr. Mora is a recognized expert in AML, corporate fraud, forensic accounting, and anticorruption matters. He has led services provided to local and international banks of the Panamanian banking market, one of the largest in Latin America. In addition, he has participated as a speaker at large conferences conducted by prestigious international associations such as the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and Banking Association of Panama (ABP). He has also written articles on topics including AML, FCPA, and fraud in recognized international publications.

Mr. Mora is fluent in English and native in Spanish.

Education

Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Postgraduate in Finance

Universidad de Buenos Aires
Public Certified Accountant

Employment History

FTI Consulting
Senior managing director
2006 - 2015

Holder International
Associate managing director
2005 - 2006

Kroll Associates
Director
1998 - 2005

Holder Associates
Director
1996 - 1998

News & Insights

Selected Publications

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

News & Commentary

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists

Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals

Professional Council of Economic Sciences of Buenos Aires