Karina Robles


  • Latin America
  • Forensic Data Analytics
  • Ethics and Compliance Consulting
  • Investigations, Litigation and Forensics
Mexico City 525554010385 Email Connect

Karina Robles is a Director in Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice in Mexico City. Karina has extensive experience conducting complex fraud, bribery and corruption investigations. She has provided dispute resolution advisory services and contract compliance support, as well as participated in international arbitration proceedings as an independent accounting expert.

Karina has managed a wide range of fraud and corruption risk assessment projects and implemented controls to prevent bribery and corruption, helping organizations to comply with international regulations such as the FCPA and the UK Bribery Act. She has also led pre- and post-acquisition ABC and FCPA due diligence and headed the execution of ISO 37001 projects in Central America. She has extensive experience in the implementation and management of mechanisms to report irregularities. Karina has participated in monitorship projects under the oversight of the US Department of Justice (DOJ).


Recent tasks that Karina has worked on include:

  • Leading implementation on compliance programs, including the implementation of ISO 37001.

  • Managing forensic investigations related to employee misconduct and asset misappropriation issues, as well as financial reporting manipulation in Mexico.

  • Implementation and control of ethics line mechanisms to report unethical acts and preparing action plans in accordance with the allegations reported.

  • Participating in several FCPA and UK Bribery Act investigations for private companies located in Mexico, where bribes were identified and reported in an expert witness report used to support counsel in the US and UK.
  • Karina has a degree in public accounting from the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico City and has provided advisory support for more than two decades. In 2005, she co-founded the forensics practice at a Big Four consulting firm in Mexico and, since then, she has worked in the prevention, detection and response to fraud, corruption, money laundering and unethical acts in Latin America and Europe.

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