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Sandro Cunha, BSc, MBA

  • Managing Director
  • T: +55 21 3590 1520
  • F: +55 21 2103 7672
Office
    • Rua da Passagem, 123 - 11º andar
    • Botafogo
    • Rio de Janeiro RJ, 22290-030
    • Brazil
    • T: +55 21 3590 1520
    • F: +55 21 2103 7672
Education
Expertise

Sandro Cunha is a Managing Director in the Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is also a member of the Construction Solutions group. Mr. Cunha has brought expertise to projects in the United States, Brazil, Mexico, including cases with the United States government and the United States Department of Justice. He has experience in construction monitoring, cost analysis, scheduling analysis claims and dispute resolution, FCPA audits and compliance consulting.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Cunha spent four years as a consultant for Navigant Consulting where he gained valuable experience in the consulting industry. Previously, Mr. Cunha has assisted a General Contractor and Counsel with the preparation of ICC arbitration proceedings for the contract termination due to owners default of payments, during the construction of 5 small hydro-electric plants in Brazil.

Previously, Mr. Cunha has assisted a General Contractor and Counsel with the preparation of ICC arbitration proceedings for the contract termination due to owners default of payments, during the construction of 5 small hydro-electric plants in Brazil. Mr. Cunha also assisted the owner of a mining complex in Brazil, which includes the mine, a beneficiation plant, a pipeline and a port facility, where he offered support with the renegotiation of the main contract for the pipeline construction. He performed interviews with project personnel, reviewed the documents available, analyzed the budget and time schedule going forward and presented his recommendations and findings.

Mr. Cunha assisted the United States Government in preparing an expert report for the damage related to the repair of a marine gate. He analyzed cost reports, labor time-sheets, equipment cost, and rate information in order to determine the labor and equipment cost rate. He supported the arbitration process and supervised another consultant with the preparation of exhibits to be used on the demonstrative presentation for the Navigant Consulting Expert testimony.

Additionally, Mr. Cunha worked on a Hotel Construction Expansion case on behalf of the owner in Washington, DC where he searched for documents and analyzed the opposition cost reports to compare them to the opposing expert report claim. He also helped prepare the expert report, its exhibits, the work paper binder to be used in the arbitration process, and the demonstrative presentation for the Navigant Consulting Expert testimony. 

Mr. Cunha graduated magna cum laude from Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Science, holds an MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro and completed a post-graduate a Construction Project Management class from Northern Virginia Community College. He is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.

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