Snežana Gebauer is executive managing director and head of the U.S. Investigations and Disputes practice. She is based in New York.
As a veteran corporate investigator, she has managed large-scale and high-profile corporate investigations focused on corruption and various types of fraud; pre- and posttransactional business intelligence and due diligence engagements for investment banks, hedge funds, and private equity funds; and investigations in support of high-stakes international legal disputes. Snežana’s clients span Fortune 500 and FT 1000 companies, government agencies, leading law firms, and financial institutions. Over the course of her career she has lived and worked in New York, London, Washington, D.C., and São Paulo, leading project teams composed of consultants in different offices around the world, managed client relationships, and cultivated a network of contacts in law enforcement, government agencies, and within numerous industry groups in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
Before joining K2 Intelligence, Snežana served as managing director and São Paulo Office Head for Kroll Associates, where she was responsible for all of Kroll’s operations in Brazil. Prior to her roles at Kroll Associates, she served as a director for Altegrity, the parent company of Kroll Associates.
Snežana also spent seven years at Diligence, where she established the firm’s New York office. She was responsible for the recruitment of key staff and the development and implementation of management and operations protocols and best practices. At Diligence, she managed complex and multijurisdictional investigations for multinational companies operating in emerging markets and also directed high-level strategic intelligence projects for investment funds and corporates around the world.
Snežana received her M.B.A. from George Washington University with a specialization in international finance and her B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Drake University. She also attended The American Institute on Political and Economic Systems at Georgetown University. She is fluent in five languages.