Sara Brunsdon-McVeigh has more than 15 years’ experience within the financial services industry, specialising in Financial Crime risk mitigation, including the implementation of complex global compliance and risk management programs.
Sara is a subject matter expert in Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Bribery and Corruption and Anti-Tax Evasion, with a focus on risk analysis, framework development, and project management and delivery gained within global financial institutions, and a background in forensic investigation and audit. She has coordinated programs across geographies and business lines, in both established and nascent disciplines, in line with new and evolving regulatory expectations.
Sara's focus is on ensuring that both global and local requirements are met while maintaining consistency and standardisation, balancing this with internal and external client needs and practical commercial considerations. She has additionally led bespoke investigations, including ‘lessons learned’ analysis.
- Implemented an enterprise-wide Anti-Tax Evasion Program at a global investment bank following the introduction of the UK Criminal Finances Act, covering Investment Banking, Global Capital Markets, Equities and Fixed Income Trading, Investment Management and Wealth Management.
- Held role as the regional lead for Anti-Bribery and Corruption at two large multinational financial institutions over the course of nine years.
- Appointed as the Money Laundering Reporting Officer at a global investment bank for entities in multiple jurisdictions in EMEA, including Ireland, South Africa and the Middle Eastern regions. She additionally coordinated the Financial Crime Program across the EMEA network.
T: +44 (0)20 7269 9321
London EC1A 4HD
Bribery & Corruption Investigations & Compliance
Regulation and Compliance
Risk Management & Internal Controls
Sanctions Investigations & Compliance