Claudio has been a Management Consultant for the last 8 years, and previously worked for 30 years at an Oil and Gas Major in several executive positions, including Chief Financial Officer for a major affiliate, General Manager of Shared Service Centers, Procurement Manager and Financial Controls Senior Advisor. Claudio has a broad global experience designing business processes and standards in support of such key business functions as purchase-to-pay, hydrocarbons accounting and financial reporting. He has played a leading role in developing and deploying financial systems and managing organizations representing billions of dollars in annual revenue and thousands of employees throughout Europe and the Americas. As a corporate executive, Claudio worked to upgrade internal financial controls, optimize business processes across the enterprise, reduce operating costs and enhance shared service centers worldwide. Successes throughout his corporate career have included re-engineering management systems, setting up and running offshore accounting operations and implementing global operating expense and working capital management strategies that dramatically reduced operating and financial costs and deploying business resilience processes. Fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French and Russian, Claudio has brought true multi-cultural perspectives and capabilities to multi-national organizations. A Certified Public Accountant and holder of a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Buenos Aires, Claudio also completed Thunderbird Leadership Training at the American Graduate School, Corporate Financial Strategy Training at Northwestern University and the Executive Program at Exxon Corporation. Claudio leads a team of highly experienced subject matter experts in meeting the financial, organizational and managerial needs of his clients.