Fernanda has 10 years of relevant experience assisting law firms, private equity funds and corporations on a wide range of investigative matters both in EMEA and internationally. She has worked on complex multinational investigations in a variety of jurisdictions across Europe, Latin America and Africa, with a special focus in Spain and Portugal.
Prior to joining Kroll, Fernanda served as the legal attaché of the Panamanian Embassy in Italy, closely following and supporting prosecutors and law enforcement of both Panama and Italy in active corruption investigations and judicial proceedings between both the countries. She practiced corporate and banking law in Panama, overseeing the structure of international networks of companies, financial contracts as well as intellectual property law.
Fernanda has led several corporate intelligence, fraud and internal investigations, helping clients understand the context of situations, as well as possible market movements; she has also helped identify unfair competition, possible unlawful behavior and leaks of information and address other industry-specific queries. She has also worked on numerous due diligence investigations, providing clients with an understanding of subjects track record, potential as partners, and other matter of interest in relation to transactions and executive hires. She has handled different asset searches in Spain and Portugal, as well as coordinated global asset tracing investigations in which Kroll helped identify possible assets for debt collection or verification of sources of wealth.
Fernanda holds a BA in law from Universidad Santa María La Antigua. She also holds a master’s in international business law from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a master’s in international affairs, with specialization in economics, from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas. She is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.