Alejandro Gomez-Igbo is a Director in FRA’s Data Governance, Technology Solutions and Forensics team, based in London. Alejandro’s unique experience traverses both structured and unstructured data, providing holistic strategic perspective on the collection, analysis and reporting of large quantities of multiple types of data, whilst leveraging the latest advanced technology offerings.
Alejandro specializes in complex data issues, primarily involving interviewing and advising clients to understand IT business processes and identifying responsive data for disclosure exercises. He has been a key player in high-profile cases and has supported and managed cases of varying sizes involving the biggest UK and US regulatory bodies. He has supported cross-border investigations, including:
- Assisting a large Middle Eastern bank with a US DOJ and OFAC investigation, requiring collection, processing and review of data from disparate data sources to ensure the client could retain its US operations by assessing the severity of the bank’s sanctioned and money laundering activity;
- Managing a multi-jurisdictional FATCA investigation with a Caribbean-based bank, involving collecting data from various sources and processing through industry-leading tools and data visualisation software to present findings. This also included managing a legal review team on-site; and
- Managing a large-scale DOJ and SEC investigation for a European bank, requiring the collection and processing of over 3 terabytes of data from multiple sources, including recorded phone calls.
Alejandro has managed and executed large-scale forensic collections from varying sources including: emails, computers, network data, mobile phones, unmanned aerial vehicles and audio data. Alejandro has experience liaising with clients’ IT and compliance departments, understanding various data sources and the most cost-effective and defensible methods to preserve data. He is well-versed in managing the processing, review and disclosure process, ensuring end-to-end work product quality and defensibility.
He has experience with investigative analytics, working with clients to identify data sources and design workflows to extract, transform and load (ETL) structured data (such as banking SWIFT transactions) to aid client’s transaction review.
Alejandro holds industry certifications in Anti-Money Laundering, Forensics, Early-Case Assessment and Analytics tools and advanced visualization software. He completed university with a BSc Honours degree in Business Management and Information Systems. He is also fluent in Spanish and Italian.