José Hernandez

José is chair and chief executive officer of FGI Europe AG. A former partner of PwC, he advises senior executives and directors of global corporations on corporate ethical transformations, particularly in response to matters involving major U.S., Canadian, and European regulatory inquiries. He has served as a deputy independent monitor and independent compliance advisor to leading companies based in North America and Europe. José completed his PhD in Economics and Business Administration at VU University Amsterdam, where he is guest faculty; his doctoral dissertation is titled Principles, Processes, and Practices of Fraud Prevention. He also holds degrees in mathematics and accounting from the University of Waterloo, as well as designations as a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Public Accountant, and Chartered Financial Analyst. José serves on the Advisory Council of the School of Accounting and Finance at the University of Waterloo.


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