Arnold Y. Castillo has over twenty years of experience advising boards of directors, family offices, financial institutions, counsel, and senior managers on matters of business partnering, corporate investigations, integrity, compliance, and competitive risk.
He has worked in industries including banking, construction, consumer goods, cosmetics, energy, financial services, food and beverage, infrastructure, manufacturing, mining and extraction, oil and gas exploration, retail, and telecommunications.
Mr. Castillo has conducted investigations across the world. He is an expert in asset searches, independent monitor, compliance and regulatory consulting, computer forensics, corporate investigations, cybersecurity, electronic discovery management and computer forensics, integrity compliance monitorships, international arbitration, investigative due diligence, litigation consulting, risk management, and security. He also specializes in corporate investigations and business intelligence gathering; security management (assessments and design); social conflict monitoring for mining corporations; international risk forecasting and analysis; third-party agent screening; and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/Anti-Money Laundering(AML) compliance.
Mr. Castillo has extensive experience working in the Caribbean, Central America, Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Chile, and Colombia. He has directed investigative, security management, and intelligence projects and has managed complex multijurisdictional assignments for clients, including fraud and anti-corruption services, money-laundering investigations, intellectual property, asset traces in various locations worldwide, business intelligence-gathering assignments, and conflict resolution matters.
Before joining BRG, Mr. Castillo held senior-level positions in large multinational corporations, including a corporate investigations and risk consulting firm, Kroll, where he began his career; and an international business advisory firm, FTI Consulting, where he led investigative operations and developed and led many of the firm’s largest regional projects. Mr. Castillo has designed strategies and methodologies to resolve cases involving allegations of fraud, employee integrity, business intelligence, corporate corruption, falsification of products and grey market, reputational due diligence, asset searches, risk assessments, and competitive intelligence, as well as matters involving compliance and international commercial disputes in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean. He managed and participated in FCPA audits for multinational US corporations and was responsible for the Security Management practice in Latin America and the Caribbean. He is fluent in both English and Spanish and has a basic understanding of Portuguese and Japanese.
Mr. Castillo specializes in the following:
- Corporate investigations and business intelligence gathering
- Security management (assessment and design)
- Social conflict monitoring for mining corporations
- AML compliance
- Litigation support
- International risk forecasting and analysis
2011 – 2015
Associate managing director
2002 – 2011
Certified Professional Anti Money Laundering (CPAML)
Areas of Expertise
Florida International University
Master in International Business, 2001
University of Lima
BS, Economics, 1999