Fernando Niño Quintero
- Senior Director
- Forensic & Litigation Consulting
- T: +57 1 319 8499
- M: +57 314 461 3145
- Lawyer Universidad Católica de Colombia (1990-1995)
- Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
- Member of the International Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - ACFE
- Member of the Colombian Institute of Internal Auditors
- Specialist in Forensic Audit; Universidad Externado de Colombia - 2013
- Specialist in Criminal Law Universidad Católica de Colombia January 2000
- Specialist in Insurance Universidad Externado de Colombia January 2007
- Course of Strategic Intelligence in the Sub secretary of Intelligence of the Argentinean government's State Buenos Aires (Argentina) 1997
- Course of Operative Analysis of Crime - Madrid (Spain) 1998
- Certified in Colombian accusatory penal process - Universidad Externado de Colombia – 2006
- Forensic Litigation Consulting
Fernando Niño is a Senior Director of Forensic and Litigation Consulting Segment, based in Bogota, Colombia. Fernando has 27 years of experience in investigations, intelligence and security includes investigations of bank fraud and insurance, complex swindles in the state contracts in big cases of corruption and against the patrimony. As Senior Director in FTI Consulting, he has led specialized consultancies for the health sector, hydrocarbons, sugar mills, banks, construction, education and retail, among others and he had worked side by side with important law firms to support the Clients in criminal and civil processes.
Before being part of FTI Consulting, he was General Manager of the National Institute of Investigation and Prevention of Fraud (INIF) in Bogotá, where he was responsible for projects of prevention and detection Anti-fraud for the Insurance Industry. He was member of National Council against Vehicles Theft and of different pacts subscribed with the Mayor’s office in Bogotá for the prevention of crimes against the patrimony. He also was part of different work teams with the attorney’s office in Bogotá, Cali, Medellin and Barranquilla, for the design of strategies for the investigation of different crimes.
He also acted as Boss of the office of Information and Analysis of the Attorney’s Office of the Colombian Nation, responsible for intelligence assessments and the operative analysis against organizations of drug traffic, subversion and paramilitarism, among others. He also worked in important investigations related with the violation to the human rights.
Between April 1988 and December 1997, Mr. Niño Quintero served in the Administrative Department of Security, where he ended up being the boss of the Division of Analysis of the General Intelligence Headquarters. During his work in the DAS (Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad), he was part of the investigation of crimes related with big frauds to the bank sector, the administration of justice, the individual freedom, the drug traffic, the subversion and the state contracts. He also acted as strategic analyst of public order and criminal organizations.
Fernando Niño has been instructor in analysis of Intelligence information and he’s been invited to conferences and seminars related with intelligence, analysis of information, fraud and investigation of crimes and security. He has given lectures and trainings to the Administrative Department of Security (DAS), the Attorney General of Colombia, the National Police of Colombia, the Inspector General’s office and the insurance companies operating in Colombia. In 2002 he made part of a special team of investigation of crimes of corruption against the state contracts in the Institute of Social Security and in 2003 he coordinated Certificates of criminal investigation, promoted by the Mayor’s Office in Bogotá and issued by the Universidad Libre. He was invited by the Honduran Camera of Insurance Companies to share his experience in insurance fraud prevention and also invited to Buenos Aires - Argentina, to Cesvi Argentina, for the same purpose.
Mr. Niño Quintero is a Certified Fraud Examiner and member of the International Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - ACFE and of the National Institute of Auditors of Colombia. He is a lawyer of the Catholic University of Colombia. He also holds a degree in Criminal Law from the same University, Forensic Audit and Insurance from the University Externado of Colombia. His education credentials include also studies in Colombian accusatory penal process, seminars and courses in the Spanish police, including operational analysis of crime organized by EUROPOL in Madrid, and Strategic Intelligence in the Sub secretary of Intelligence of State, in Buenos Aires - Argentina.
He is fluent in Spanish and is undergoing studies to advance his command of English.