Andrea Galli provides "superb attention to detail" and a "deep understanding of the matters at hand". He is praised for his "responsiveness and quick results" on anti-money laundering and computer forensics issues.
Dr Andrea Galli, a former theoretical physicist at Max Planck Institutes and ETH, is currently a partner at swiss east affairs gmbh, a boutique white-collar investigations practice in Zürich. He specialises in international economic crimes investigation and intelligence, mainly in risk management; asset tracing; compliance; due diligence; complex investigations; anti-money laundering (AML/CFT/KYC/KYT); financial crime investigations; sanctions and counter-terrorism; computer forensics; e-discovery; and economic intelligence and counter-intelligence.
He has substantial government and regulator connections in Switzerland and links to the intelligence sector in Eastern Europe, the CIS countries, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. He is a certified member of the Council of International Investigators.
Dr Galli has been distinguished in several international articles on the exposure of major cases of fraud, corruption, money laundering, and information manipulation. His investigation and consulting activities have included clients such as Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, BNP-Paribas, Swiss Army, The Federal Office for Defence Procurement, RUAG, the Federal Office of Police, Renova, Kinross Gold Corporation, Roche Diagnostics, ENI, Mondi Group, Novartis International, several specialised law offices, and some government agencies.
An anti-money laundering (AML) expert and pioneer, he was an architect of the AML KYC solution deployed at Credit Suisse and a lecturer in economic crimes investigation at the University of Lucerne. He has cooperated with large investigative groups dealing with cases published on the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists website and by the anti-Mafia organisation Fondazione Antonino Caponnetto in Italy. He is the initiator of the research project Atlas of the Money Laundering Industry.