Sara is a Chartered Accountant and forensic expert specialising in financial crime, regulatory investigations and proactive fraud and corruption risk management.
With more than twelve years of dedicated forensic experience, Sara has led a number of high profile civil and criminal investigations across a broad range of industries. Sara works closely with senior executives, boards and their legal counsel to navigate the complexities of fraud, employee misconduct, corruption and regulatory enquires.
Recently, she has led a number of major investigations into bribery, corruption and fraud, including a matter involving senior employees at a global fleet leasing company and one of its major customers and an investigation into a large fraud at a listed media entity. Sara has also managed a team engaged by a listed entity (and endorsed by ASIC) to act as their Independent Expert following the company entering into an Enforceable Undertaking in relation to continuous disclosure obligations.
Sara also partners with clients to develop and review integrity and governance frameworks and has extensive experience in benchmarking fraud and corruption programs and performing fraud and corruption risk assessments. As a well-regarded specialist in her field, Sara shares her knowledge and expertise by delivering fraud and corruption training in both the public and private sector.
Qualifications and Memberships
- Member, CA ANZ
- Bachelor of Commerce, Australian National University, Canberra
- Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), Australian National University, Canberra