Diego Pio

Diego Pio is an associate managing director in the Forensic Investigations and Intelligence practice, based in São Paulo. Diego has more than 16 years of experience in the coordination, planning and execution of forensic investigations, disputes, governance, risk, compliance, audit and other services in Brazil, Europe and the U.S. The major cases that Diego was involved in Brazil were in sector like oil and gas, bank, pulp and paper, construction.

Prior to joining Kroll, Diego was a director at Alvarez & Marsal and worked on national and international projects, supporting public and private sector clients as well as law firms. He primarily supported on investigations related to allegations of fraud related to financial statements, corruption and asset misappropriation.

His dedicated two years of his career to one of the biggest investigations in Brazil at a Brazilian public oil and gas company, managing multicultural teams of nearly 120 professionals and having frequent interactions with lawyers, Brazilian and American regulatory agencies and the Independent Committee of the Investigation.

He was also involved in fraud prevention and compliance projects in Brazil. In these projects, he helped evaluate the companies' exposure and various risks of fraud, as well as implement a compliance program. In addition, he has been involved in projects to assess compliance with FCPA standards in Latin American subsidiaries of U.S.-listed companies to determine the effective implementation of FCPA policies and procedures.

He has provided technical expertise in a dispute involving the determination of damages and quantification of losses during discovery and investigations around litigation and prelitigation issues.

Diego received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Brasilia. He is also a Fraud Examiner certified by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

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