Manuel is an associate director in the Financial Services Advisory and Compliance practice based in London. He works with financial institutions on their anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism finance, sanctions, and anti-bribery and corruption compliance challenges.
Manuel has eight years’ experience in the design, implementation, and review of financial crime compliance programmes, white-collar crime investigations, and corporate monitorships. He has been involved in multiple global financial crime independent assessments, investigations, and remediation projects in Europe and the Americas. Most recently, Manuel’s work has included supporting digital assets market participants with assessing and remediating their financial crime programmes.
Prior to joining Guidehouse, Manuel held managerial roles at two leading consultancies. He worked across Europe, the Americas and Sub-Saharan Africa on a range of matters, focusing on investigations and corporate intelligence, AML and ABC programme reviews, and corporate monitorships. Earlier in his career, Manuel worked for the government of Portugal in Lisbon, New York, and Washington D.C.
MBA, The Lisbon MBA – Nova | Católica | MIT Sloan MSc, Foreign Service – International Relations & Security, Georgetown University BA, Politics, Universidade Católica Portuguesa
International Compliance Association, International Diploma in Anti-Money Laundering