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Sandra Maria T. Parrado

Sandra Maria T. Parrado

PwC
Partner, Advisory Forensic Services
New York, NY, USA


Sandra Maria T. Parrado has over 18 years of experience in providing advisory services. She is a Partner in PwC’s Forensic Services practice with a focus on investigations of fraud and forensic accounting matters, FCPA-related investigations, compliance controls analyses and pre-merger due diligence, as well as litigation support and troubled company services.

Ms. Parrado’s experience in forensic accounting has included investigations into highly complex matters, fraud, and accounting irregularities in the automotive industry, cable & telecommunications companies, construction, vacation ownership, consumer electronics, and hardware manufacturers. She also advises her clients regarding fraud risk assessment and prevention as well as provides training on fraud awareness and investigation techniques.

Ms. Parrado's experience in matters related to foreign corrupt practices, including investigations, compliance controls, pre-merger due diligence, audit program development and execution, as well as training development and delivery. Her clients have included multi-national companies in aerospace and defense, engineering and construction, industrial products, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and health care consumer products, and technology industries. Her FCPA engagements and investigative experiences have focused on a number of high risk regions in Asia, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Ms. Parrado is also experienced in litigation matters, including damage valuations in the areas of intellectual property and antitrust. She has also prepared damage analyses and expert reports relating to patent, copyright, and trademark infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, labor disputes, and antitrust claims for clients in the pharmaceutical, telecommunications, fire and safety equipment, gas sensors, software data encryption, prosthetic manufacturing, financial services, and consumer health care industries.

Ms. Parrado has also provided troubled company and bankruptcy consulting services, covering such industries as retail merchandising, health care, biotechnology, computer leasing, property management, real estate development, and specialized consumer services. Her management and administration of these engagements have involved supervising company operations, developing financial models, preparing cash flow projections, analyzing business segments and functions, and managing the sale or liquidation of company operations.

Ms. Parrado has a Bachelor of Science in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Her concentrations were in Finance, Accounting, and Operations & Information Management. Ms. Parrado is a Certified Public Accountant.

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