Fabio Ferretti is a Manager in FRA’s Paris office with over five years' experience in the forensic accounting field, and eight years in the corporate accounting field. He has worked on cross-border cases involving anti-bribery and corruption, fraud and misconduct, regulatory investigations, arbitration, due diligence and compliance reviews.
Fabio is currently involved in a bribery and corruption investigation for a French listed group. Fabio was part to a monitorship mandated by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) for a German automotive engineering firm, after it was found to have assisted its customer in manipulating standard motor vehicle emissions testing performed by the US Environmental Protection Agency. During the monitorship, Fabio assisted in the evaluation of the compliance controls and business ethics culture across the organization’s global operations and on recommendations for ongoing compliance.
Fabio was also part of the FRA team that supported Airbus in a multi-year forensic accounting and eDiscovery review, which involved the analysis of large volumes of financial data to satisfy the needs of instructing lawyers to answer multiple regulators requests including the US DOJ, the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and French Parquet National Financier. Fabio was also involved in the defence response to a fraud investigation by the SFO into services provided by a global security firm to the UK government, which included the analysis of financial data and submission of expert reports.
Prior to joining FRA, Fabio was the Financial Accountant for a media group where he was in charge for the group’s accounting and treasury, assisted in the internal and external audits and covered, together with the financial controller, for the finance director over a one-year period. Fabio also worked for a prestigious, international art gallery, where he was in charge of client’s sales accounting and reporting, including related compliance with global tax and anti-bribery legislations.
Fabio is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and he holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University.
He is a fluent in English, French and Italian.