Mercedes Bernal | Director | FTI Consulting
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Mercedes Bernal

  • Director
  • Forensic & Litigation Consulting
  • T: +34 91 524 38 65
  • M: +34 676 602 150
  • F: +34 91 524 3877
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    • Paseo de Recoletos 3
    • 3rd Floor
    • Madrid, 28004
    • Spain
    • T: +34 91 524 3840
    • F: +34 91 524 3877
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Mercedes Bernal is a Director at FTI Consulting. She is a member of the Forensic & Litigation Consulting practice and is based in Spain.

Mercedes began her professional career working in New Network Technologies at Telefónica I+D in June 2008. In November 2010 she joined the Department of Analytics and Forensic Technology at Deloitte.

Her experience covers many areas of computer forensics including: data analysis, forensic computer investigations and electronic discovery.

She has taken the lead on managing both small and medium scale projects, including collection, data processing and support on document review.

As well as having experience in writing expert witness reports, Mercedes has also undertaken assignments in many large-scale litigations across the world including: Luxembourg, South America, Portugal, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland, The Netherlands and Ireland.

Mercedes holds a degree in Computer Engineering from Complutense University of Madrid and a Master’s degree in System Development from the University of Salamanca. She also owns the following certifications: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) from ISACA, EnCase Advanced Computer Forensics from Guidance Software, Cellebrite Certified Physical Analyst and Cellebrite Certified Logical Operator.

Relevant Experience

  • Forensic IT investigations (analysis of the use of electronic devices assigned to employees for alleged misconduct, misappropriation of confidential information, unauthorized access to information, etc).
  • International eDiscovery projects (Luxembourg, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates, among others) after the reporting requirement by bodies such as the SEC.
  • Analysis of data extracted from different data repositories (financial and accounting systems, independent development databases, business management systems, etc.) in order to identify patterns or irregular conduct.
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