Geert Aalbers

Partner, Control Risks

Geert Aalbers is a partner at Control Risks, where he heads its Brazil and Southern Cone business and manages complex investigations into fraud, corruption, and other ethics breaches. Aalbers is also a lecturer in compliance and risk management at Insper business school in São Paulo. He is a certified compliance and ethics professional (SCCE), a member of the International Bar Association, and has served as an expert on panels advising the OECD, World Bank, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Throughout his professional career, Aalbers has also regularly spoken at legal and compliance conferences and has written for professional publications about investigations and business risks in Latin America. Prior to joining Control Risks, he was chief financial officer and board member of Makro Venezuela. Aalbers graduated cum laude in corporate law from Erasmus University Rotterdam, and earned a European master's in law and economics from Erasmus University and Oxford University. He also holds an executive MBA from Business School São Paulo.