Dr. Nunez has corporate and consulting experience in finance, valuation, and trading. He has prepared expert testimony on valuation matters before ICSID and has advised clients in international arbitration proceedings.
Dr. Nunez has worked extensively on matters relating to mortgage-backed securities, assisting experts with analyses of allegations of due diligence and underwriting failures. He has supported experts developing benchmark fixed income portfolios to evaluate performance and suitability of investments, and the estimation of damages. He has also valued energy companies in the context of international arbitration. His experience also includes consulting on market manipulation and insider trading matters.
Dr. Nunez began his career with Cargill’s Energy Trading Group, where he developed models and trading strategies for physical and financial energy products, particularly for crude oil and middle distillates. He was also responsible for managing Cargill’s understanding of Latin American energy markets.
Dr. Nunez then became a senior economist with Cargill’s Treasury’s Global Capital
Markets Group. He advised Cargill’s corporate leadership on issues related to asset liability management, and interest rate, commodity, and currency hedging. He also developed trading strategies across money markets, fixed income, currency, and commodity markets. He was also involved in developing Cargill’s overall economic forecast for the U.S. and Latin America.
Prior to joining Brattle he was a senior economist with Robins, Kaplan, where he advised partners and clients in all phases of financial litigation including case development and strategy, discovery, depositions, preparation of expert reports and testimony, and trial.
Assessed the contingent value of Enel’s ownership stake in LaGeo S.A. de C.V. (“LaGeo”), a geothermal development and operating company with a portfolio of assets in El Salvador, associated with Enel’s rights under a shareholder agreement with the government of El Salvador.
Led a team in the development of a benchmark portfolio of fixed income securities to assess suitability of investments and the estimation of damages.
Assisted experts in the analysis of underwriting and due diligence failures in connection with offering documents for mortgage-backed securities.
International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, Case No. ARB/13/18 (Enel Green Power S.p.A. (“Enel”) v. Republic of El Salvador). Expert report assessing the contingent value of Enel’s ownership stake in LaGeo S.A. de C.V. (“LaGeo”), a geothermal development and operating company with a portfolio of assets in El Salvador, associated with Enel’s rights under a shareholder agreement with the government of El Salvador.
University of Minnesota, Ph.D. in Applied Economics and M.S. in Public Policy
Universidad de Chile, B.S. in Economics