Amina is an Associate Director with seven years of experience in matters involving compliance, fraud and corruption, and international commercial litigation across Africa, Latin America and the Middle-East.
Amina’s latest experience includes the project management of a three-year DOJ monitorship of a financial services institution, as well as the overview of a large multi-jurisdiction forensic investigation into payments to business partners. The latter included the analysis of complex cross-border financial flows, and sophisticated accounting schemes. Amina has also recently supported the first French anti-corruption agency monitorship, with a focus on internal controls and books & records. Prior to that, Amina was involved in a number of comprehensive FCPA compliance reviews in Latin America and Africa for the oil & gas and manufacturing industries, in the context of two DoJ Monitorships. Amina has also performed intricate disgorgement calculations for a pharmaceutical company, and has worked on investigations involving procurement fraud in Latin America.
Prior to joining FRA, Amina worked at Ernst & Young in their Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services practice, where she worked on a large scale consulting project in Africa, where she gained experience in public finance monitoring and restructuring. She was involved in supporting the accounting contentions of a party in an M&A dispute and quantifying damages related to an insurance arbitration case, as well as in forensic investigations including into the misuse of public funds by an association and back-margins schemes. Amina additionally has experience conducting financial audits under IFRS, French & US GAAP.
Amina is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She holds an MBA from ESSEC Business School, a Master’s degree in Law (International Arbitration and Litigation) from the University of Versailles, and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Law. Amina is fluent in French, Arabic, English, Spanish and Portuguese.