Alberto Gabriele Piva

Alberto G. Piva (Milan, 1980) is a Forensic Accountant and a Fraud Examiner. After a degree in Financial and Bank Management at Bocconi University in 2006, he began his career in Deloitte auditing the accounts of financial institutions.

He joined PwC’s Forensic Services where he conducted fraud examinations and fraud risk assessments on behalf of PwC’s global clients. From 2011 to 2015 he has worked for Studio Chiaruttini & Associati, a primary boutique advisory firm in the field of insolvency and forensic accounting.

Since 2016, together with Matteo Merini he has begun teaming up with clients as their independent advisor. He helps them handle their financial fraud risks and examine their fraud incidents. He also assists them in resolving their commercial and corporate disputes by evaluating the business and commercial damages they suffer as a result of internal mismanagement, contractual breaches, and IP rights infringements. He acts as their expert witness in civil and criminal proceedings. Advisory on Patent Box tax breaks and Transfer Pricing Policies are his other two elective fields of activity.

Since 2019 he has been serving as a court-appointed trustee of assets forfeited to crime organizations and as a judicially nominated corporate director in civil disputes.
He has been an ACFE’s Certified Fraud Examiner since 2009 (cert. # 541726).
Since 2015 he has been working as a Chartered Accountant (ODCEC Milano reg. ref. # 9309) and as a Registered Accounting Auditor (reg. ref. # 174438) under Italian Law in Milan.
In 2018, he was admitted to the civil and the criminal section of Milan Court’s Register of Appointed Experts. In 2019, he joined the Institute of Chartered Accountant of England and Wales as an Accredited Chartered Accountant (ICAEW nr. Ref. # 6542281).

Italian is his mother-tongue. He can speak English and has a basic knowledge of German.