Frank Holder is chairman of the Latin American region of FTI Consulting, which includes offices in Buenos Aires, Bogotà, Madrid, Mexico City, Panama City, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Based out of the regional headquarters in Miami, Mr. Holder has been leader of the Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice in Latin America since 2007.
Mr. Holder is an expert in risk management, national security, operational risk and money laundering. He has directed corporate investigations and security consulting assignments in Latin America and the United States, including large-scale internal fraud and public corruption investigations, product protection, litigation support, due diligence and hostile takeovers. As a security expert, he has designed the security for international airports, seaports and complex multi-jurisdictional distribution networks.
In 2005, Mr. Holder founded Holder International, which was acquired by FTI Consulting in 2007. Previously, he served as president of Kroll Inc.’s Consulting Services Group, responsible for operations in more than 35 countries and was head of Kroll’s Latin American and Caribbean region. Before joining Kroll, Mr. Holder was president of Holder Associates in Buenos Aires, Argentina, a risk mitigation and business intelligence firm.
He began his career with the U.S. Air Force as a political-military analyst for the U.S. embassy in Argentina and as a special agent for the Office of Special Investigations at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia.
Accomplishments and Recognition
Mr. Holder is the author of the book Narcotics Trafficking: A Constructed Typology of the Deviant Market for Illicit Drugs. He has taught courses in political science and law on the inter-American system at Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, and has spoken and published widely on risk management, national security, operational risk and money laundering. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.