Gerardo Proaño is a Managing Director in the Strategic Communications Competition, Trade and International Litigation practice at FTI Consulting in Brussels. Gerardo has more than 15 years of experience in managing the public affairs and communications aspects of numerous high-profile antitrust, M&A and state aid cases.
Since joining FTI Consulting in 2017, Gerardo has worked with professionals from across the firm, advising clients from the IT, healthcare, energy and financial services sectors.
In addition to his work on competition cases and policy, Gerardo also advises firms on Standard Essential Patents policy and advocacy as well as trade matters and disputes. He also helps clients seize business opportunities and address threats arising from regulatory, political and litigation developments.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Gerardo worked as Head of the Office and Senior Consultant in Brussels for a leading competition public affairs boutique. During this time, he provided strategic advice and build public campaigns for clients in a wide variety of industries including technology, telecoms, financial institutions, energy and transport.
Gerardo holds a B.A. with Honours in Economics, Management and Finance from the Solvay Business School in Belgium and an M.A. in International Business Law from EAE Business School in Spain.
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