Mihnea Rotariu is an Associate Director at FRA with over 11 years of team leadership experience in matters involving bribery and corruption, forensic accounting review and investigations, regulatory compliance, due diligence, and arbitration. Mihnea’s experience spans across multiple industries including life sciences, industrial products, hospitality, insurance and banking.
His experience includes large scale investigations and pre- and post-acquisition compliance due diligence in multiple territories including Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Throughout his career, Mihnea has also conducted multiple anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, and sanctions due diligence engagements on various targets in the US and Europe.
Mihnea’s key experience includes a wide variety of anti-bribery related assignments, ranging from basic compliance audits, investigations and risk assessments through full-scope design and enhancement projects where clients have needed support at every stage across the program upgrade. Mihnea has also assisted counsel in enforcement matters brought by the US Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission. He also worked on the execution of a multi-billion dollar class action settlement where he led a team that analyzed and valued business economic loss claims filed under the program.
Prior to joining FRA’s Forensic Accounting team, Mihnea was a member of PwC’s forensic investigations department in Washington, DC where he gained extensive experience dealing with FCPA-related matters and investigations. He also worked for PwC in Bucharest, Romania.
Mihnea is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). He holds a Bachelor’s in International Business from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania.
He frequently speaks on Fraud and Anti-Corruption topics, including at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, the Kogod School of Business, American University, The Virginia Bar Association, and local Chapters of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Mihnea is a native Romanian speaker, is fluent in English and is advanced in French.