Miguel A. Nakhle is an Executive Vice President at Compass Lexecon, based in Houston, TX. He has 20 years of experience in economic and financial consulting. Mr. Nakhle has provided written and oral testimony or expert advice in over 40 treaty and commercial international arbitration cases under ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, ICDR, LCIA, and other arbitration rules, as well as US litigation proceedings.
Mr. Nakhle has conducted damages assessments, as well as economic, financial and regulatory analysis related to assets in oil & gas, power generation, telecommunications, utilities, ports, consumer products, pharmaceuticals, air transportation, railways, hospitality, banking and mining, with emphasis in developing countries. He has worked on arbitration cases involving investments in Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Korea, Lebanon, Mexico, Peru, Senegal, Spain, Ukraine, United States and Venezuela. He has also worked as a consultant to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan on investor-state disputes.
Mr. Nakhle has been recognized over several years among the most highly regarded damages expert witnesses by Who’s Who Legal, and named Global Elite Thought Leader in Arbitration 2021 and 2022.
Mr. Nakhle was previously an Economist with LECG, LLC in New York. He has also worked for Standard & Poor’s in Buenos Aires, leading a team of analysts working on valuation models and equity research reports for major investment banks.
Mr. Nakhle has an MBA from the Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University. He also holds a Master’s degree in Finance and a BA in Economics from Universidad di Tella. Mr. Nakhle is fluent in English and Spanish.