Emanuel Batista is a director in the Compliance Risk and Diligence practice of Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps, based in the Washington, D.C. area. Emanuel works to broaden Kroll’s presence in Latin America and at U.S.-based banks, and private equity and multinational corporations. He serves as a subject matter expert on Latin American compliance-related matters and assists all clients with their enhanced due diligence needs. He helps to develop effective strategies for using due diligence and technology for effective third party risk mitigation through compliance solutions, AML, anti-corruption, and FCPA disciplines.

Over the last eight years, Emanuel has held various roles within the Kroll organization. He started as an Analyst, conducting due diligence on targets across various industries in Latin America, including construction, finance, banking, energy, oil & gas, and real estate. His reports help clients understand potential high risks in the region arising from companies and individuals associated with money laundering, terrorism, fraud, corruption, bribery, as well as other adverse information that could damage the reputation or business of the client. Emanuel also served as a Latin America team lead, where he actively participated in the quality control process for due diligence and compliance reports by conducting content reviews, directing investigative techniques, and assisting other team members with guidance and training to ensure the highest quality.

Prior to joining Kroll, Emanuel served as liaison between a U.S.-based graphic association and other international graphic and imaging entities to promote new market trends and ensure individuals adopt best business practices. He has taught English and Portuguese at a top language institute in Brazil.


Education & Certifications
  • M.B.A., Management, Strayer University
  • B.A., International Business, Strayer University


  • Portuguese – Native
  • English – Fluent
  • Spanish – Fluent


  • Due Diligence
  • Third Party and Vendor Screening
  • Corporate Investigations
  • Business Intelligence
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  • Anti-Money Laundering
  • Corporate Transaction Due Diligence
  • M&A Advisory Services
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