Alberto Rábano is a top-notch expert witness who is highlighted by respondents to our research for his handling of damages quantification across a wide range of disputes.
Alberto has over 14 years’ experience in advisory services with a particular focus on audit and forensic services. Alberto joined KPMG in 2008 and since then has specialised in drawing up independent expert reports/expert witness reports in the context of international arbitration, working exclusively in this field.
Alberto specialises in rendering services to a range of industries (with a particular focus on infrastructure) as an expert in the areas of economy, finance, accounting and valuation. His professional experience includes the preparation and presentation of independent expert reports, determination of damages and quantification of extra costs, valuations within the context of disputes (business and share valuations) or international and alternative dispute resolution.
Based in KPMG’s Madrid office, he has acted as an independent expert in various high-profile civil litigation and arbitration proceedings in Spain (the Madrid Court of Arbitration, the Civil and Mercantile Court of Arbitration, the Spanish Arbitration Court) and across Europe (ICC, SCC, PCC), playing an important role in the preparation and evidence giving of expert witness reports. Alberto also enjoys a significant experience in investment arbitration (ICSID, UNCITRAL).
In particular, Alberto's professional experience encompasses sectors such as infrastructure, construction, ENR, administrative concessions, the financial sector and capital markets. With this marked sectoral approach, Alberto is the person in charge of forensics in the expert panel of KPMG within the infrastructure and construction sector.
Specifically, Alberto has participated as an expert in numerous international arbitration proceedings in the field of infrastructure, as party-appointed expert witness in the field of quantification of damages and overruns on construction of various types of infrastructures (quantum perspective).
He regularly collaborates as a lecturer on master’s degree programmes and postgraduate courses at various prestigious universities, in the fields of accounting, auditing and capital markets. He also collaborates recurrently in debates and roundtable discussions on subjects related to accounting, finance and economic issues.
Alberto has been involved in forensic projects (expert witness in international arbitration) in various countries in Europe (Germany, the UK, Poland, Luxembourg and Romania), America (the US, Mexico, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Venezuela, Panama and Brazil) and Africa (Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco and Equatorial Guinea).