Andrés F. Barrera is a Senior Economist with Compass Lexecon based in New York. His work primarily involves valuation of businesses and assets, and economic, financial and regulatory analysis in the context of commercial and investment arbitrations.
Mr. Barrera has primarily worked on arbitration proceedings under ICSID, ICC and UNCITRAL rules. His valuation experience comprises diverse industries, including electricity generation and distribution (conventional and renewable), food and beverage, infrastructure, mining, oil and gas (exploration, production and distribution), and telecommunications. His experience involves projects in numerous locations including Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Uruguay, and Venezuela. These matters involved the development of complex and customized valuation models, the drafting of expert testimony, the preparation of expert witnesses for hearings, and direct support to counsel and client throughout arbitration proceedings.
Mr. Barrera previously worked as an Analyst, Senior Analyst, and Economist at Compass Lexecon from 2015 to 2021. He holds a Master’s degree in Economic Development from the Yunnan University of Finance and Economics and a Bachelor of Arts from Wheaton College, where he majored in Economics and International Relations.