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Ariel Camara

Ariel joined MDD Forensic Accountants in 2017. He is a Supervisor in the firm’s São Paulo office.

Ariel has worked on assignments across most of our practice areas concentrating on business interruption, extra expenses/increased cost, lost profits, catastrophe services and fraud and investigations.

He has worked on numerous litigation files in Latin America and has testified in the Brazilian court system.

His industry experience includes agribusiness, power generation, pulp and paper, steel, fuel production, railroad and wholesale.

Ariel is fluent in both English and Portuguese.

He received his Accounting and Business Management Degree in Brasil from Centro Universitario FECAP.

Marcelo Fazio

Marcelo joined MDD Forensic Accountants’ London, England office in 2000. He is the firm’s Chief Innovation and Growth Officer.

An economic damage quantification specialist – and fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and German – Marcelo has worked on assignments across Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa and the Caribbean.

He has experience in virtually every aspect of forensic accounting. Most notably, he has a wealth of experience with catastrophe services area, including assignments quantifying business interruption losses resulting from hurricanes Isidore, Kenna, Fabian, Ivan, Katrina, Emily, Wilma, Harvey, Maria and Irma, as well as the Chilean earthquake and various floods and landslides across Latin America.

Marcelo has worked on a number of litigation and specialty-line cases in Latin America, including surety, fraud, breach of contract and shareholders disputes.  Furthermore, he has extensive experience in handling contingent business interruption, delay in startup and advanced loss of profits assignments.

Marcelo has had extensive exposure to numerous industries including, but not limited to: steel and basic metals, mining, construction, energy and utilities, oil refining and petrochemical, agribusiness, electronic manufacturing, pharmaceutical, healthcare, hotel and entertainment, retail and wholesale, professional services, transportation and warehousing, and food processing.

He has given numerous industry presentations, seminars and workshops in the U.S., UK, Germany, Switzerland, Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Brazil.

Marcelo graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in Economics. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Samuel Dorie

Samuel joined MDD’s London office in 2012.  In 2018 he relocated to open the firm’s Paris office where he is now a Director, having been tasked with the expansion of our company into local markets in Europe.

He has been involved in cases extending to interruption losses in excess of £100 million as well as providing advisory services on pre-loss scenarios.

Sam has worked on a variety of business interruption claims including loss of profit, advanced loss of profits, extra expenses/ increased costs, physical damages, product liability & recall, reported insurance values and stock and contents losses.  He has also gained considerable experience in the firm’s litigation, fraud and subrogation support practices as well as within insurance and reinsurance portfolios.

His industry experience includes aviation, automotive, agriculture, food & beverages, financial services, hospitality, entertainment, luxury goods, media & advertising, industrial manufacturing, oil & gas, petrochemical, pharmaceuticals, power generation, professional services and transportation.

He is also a key speaker on topics related to principles of business interruption. He also launched our Paris BI Academy initiative, presenting to a variety of stakeholders within the French and Spanish risk and insurance industry.

As a British and French native, Samuel is fluent in French, English and Spanish with basic knowledge of Portuguese.

Sam graduated from Aston University with a Bsc (Hons) degree in International Business Studies and Modern Languages and is in the process of becoming a qualified management accountant in both France and the UK, and completing a Master’s in Business and Administration.

Edward Secchi

Edward joined MDD’s London office in 2010. He is now a Director and works out of the firm’s Dubai office.

Edward has gained extensive experience in matters related to business interruption, lost profits, loss of earnings, extra expenses/increased costs, product liability & recall, physical damages, stock & contents and fraud.

Edward also has considerable catastrophe services experience having worked on losses stemming from the 2010 Chilean and 2012 Italian national catastrophes that involved many complex issues including production versus sales losses, mitigation / make up and other measurement considerations.

His industry experience includes work in the automotive industry, aviation, aquafarming, construction, manufacturing, retail, oil & gas, power generation, hospitality & tourism, food services, pharmaceutical, pulp & paper and publishing.

Edward has been involved in cases that have varied widely in complexity and value, ranging from several hundred thousand dollars to losses in excess of $200 million.

Edward has prepared and presented at various seminars and training sessions on a variety of topics including business interruption measurement issues, stock loss issues, issues resulting from a delay in start-up and others in the UK, France, Italy and Spain.

Edward is a native Italian, is fluent in French and is proficient in Spanish and Portuguese.

He graduated from Edinburgh Napier University with a BA (Hons) degree in Business Studies with Finance.

George Kramer

George began his career with MDD Forensic Accountants’ Miami office in 2002 and is now a Partner at this location. He forms part of the firm’s Latin American Operations and works on assignments in Central and South America as well as the Caribbean.

George specializes in the economic damage quantification of business interruption, fraud, extra expenses, surety & funds control, fidelity claims, and stock & contents claims. Additionally, he has significant catastrophe services experience having worked on assignments ensuing from hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne, Katrina, Wilma, Odile, Harvey, Irma and Maria.  He was also actively engaged during the Chilean earthquake of 2010. He is fluent in Spanish with a basic knowledge of Portuguese.

George has provided litigation support on numerous occasions, including testimony at depositions and federal court trial.

George graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He also received his Master of Accounting degree from Florida State University.