Based in Houston, Felipe has earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting (BSc) in Brazil, a master’s degree in economics (MSc) in the Netherlands with a semester in France, a postgraduate degree in Construction and Infrastructure Law in Brazil and an LLM in Construction Law and Arbitration in the UK. Felipe has certifications in Project Management (PMP), Internal Audit (CIA), Risk Management (CRMA), Cost Engineering (IBEC) and Construction Audit (CCA). Felipe is CPA licensed in Brazil and registered as an accounting expert by the Brazilian Accounting Board. He is an accepted member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).
During the first half of his career, Felipe assisted clients in matters related to risk management, corporate governance, compliance and fraud. For the past 12-14 years, Felipe has launched and developed lines of consulting services for KPMG in Brazil and for Hill International (later HKA) in 6 Latin American countries. He has been an Expert Witness in cases in several countries in Latin America in international arbitration under various rules, including ICC and CAM-CCBC. He is fluent in Portuguese (native), Spanish, English and has advanced French skills.
Felipe is Founder of CONEXIG and the company’s Managing Partner as well as our interim GRFC Leader and our Country Director USA.