Speaker

Gerónimo Timerman

Lead Partner of Forensic Services for Brazil and Latin America, KPMG


Gerónimo Timerman is the partner in charge of the Forensic practice of KPMG in Brazil and head of the LATAM Forensic Competence Center. He has over 20 years of experience conducting investigations and providing fraud risk management advisory services to public and private corporations, as well as national and provincial government entities, both domestic and international.

In his Forensic practice role, he assists organizations to prevent, detect, and respond to fraud and misconduct; conduct investigations, risk assessments, and gap analysis; and design and implement ethics and integrity compliance programs.

Gerónimo has conducted fraud and misconduct investigations and risk assessments for major multi-national corporations in all areas of operations, including purchasing, sales and inventory, across all major industries.

He has led investigations of financial reporting fraud allegations with major companies, including the improper recognition of revenue, improper reserving for bad debt, and other restructuring charges. He has also conducted international investigations of suspected multi-million dollar frauds for major multi-national corporations and overseen investigations of alleged bribes and kickbacks involving contractors and internal employees, and made recommendations for internal control improvements.

Additionally, Gerónimo conducted investigations for a multi-national company involving improper reimbursements and tax avoidance, and he oversaw the review and assessment of the ethical culture of a large oil and gas public company and recommended areas for improvement. He also oversaw and coordinated assistance to a multinational oil and gas company in reviewing their fraud risk management program.