Lina Delgado


  • Americas
  • Ethics, Compliance and Governance
  • Investigations, Litigation and Forensics
  • ESG and Sustainable Business

Lina Delgado is a Director at Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice in the Andean Region and is based in Bogotá, Colombia. Lina has experience assisting Colombian and international clients with complex investigations including competitor’s intelligence, asset searches, internal fraud, corruption allegations, ESG issues and stakeholder mapping. She has also led complex multijurisdictional due diligence investigations for multinational clients. 

Recent tasks that Lina has worked on include:

  • Led a litigation support investigation in Colombia involving a multinational corporation accused of aiding and supporting operations and attacks from illegal armed groups in the country in the 1990’s and early 2000’s.
  • Led an intelligence gathering and litigation support investigation that identified a corruption network operating inside Colombia’s Attorney General’s Office. 
  • Conducted comprehensive fraud investigations for the oil and gas and telecommunications sectors in Colombia. 
  • Led several FCPA due diligences for companies in the energy, pharmaceutical, retail, mining, infrastructure, and financial sectors in Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela. 
  • Led several pre-acquisition compliance assessments in Centre and South America. 
  • Led several reputation investigations for potential investors across Centre and South America. 
  • Participated in an intelligence investigation in Ecuador regarding a litigation case between the State and a multinational company in the oil and gas sector.
  • Led comprehensive due diligence investigations in the Andean region for M&A transactions.
  • Led a business intelligence investigation in Peru and Colombia into a potential investment in Carbon bonds.

    Before joining Control Risks, Lina was an Associate Director at consulting firm Guidepost Solutions LLC where she led a wide range of corporate investigations including litigation support in multi-jurisdictional cases, asset searches, compliance, background checks, due diligence, risk assessments, fraud and security assessments in the Americas as well as intelligence gathering. 

    Lina has a bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in government from the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá. She also has a postgraduate degree in international business law from the same University and a masters (MA) degree in international political economy from King´s College London. Lina is fluent in English and Spanish and has basic French.

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