NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–K2 Intelligence, an industry-leading investigative, compliance and cyber
defense services firm, today announced that Michelle Goodsir has joined
the firm’s New York office as a Managing Director in the firm’s global
Regulatory Compliance practice. Ms. Goodsir brings decades of experience
working with financial institutions and the U.S. Government on fraud
risk management and investigations, anti-bribery and corruption,
corporate security, sanctions, and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) to the
firm. She will report to Thomas Bock, Executive Managing Director and
leader of the firm’s Regulatory Compliance practice.
Ms. Goodsir most recently served as Managing Director and Global Head of
Anti-Bribery and Corruption and Fraud for a European bank, where she was
responsible for enterprise-wide anti-bribery and corruption (ABC), fraud
risk management and investigations, and Whistleblowing programs. She was
also responsible for setting global ABC and Fraud policy and control
standards and she interacted with U.S. and European regulators. Prior to
that, she was Head of Financial Crime Compliance for CIT Group, where
she served as the firm’s board-approved BSA/AML Officer and managed the
institution’s AML/Sanctions exams from U.S. regulators. She has also
held numerous leadership positions in financial crime-related programs
at Citi, including as Managing Director and Head of AML Cross Sector
Operations. At the start of her career, she spent seven years as an
analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), where she worked on
global money laundering issues.
“We are pleased to welcome Michelle to K2 Intelligence,” said Robert
Brenner, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Officer for the firm.
“Her 25 years of experience in fraud risk management, corporate
investigations and financial crime compliance along with her experience
working with regulators will further ensure that K2 Intelligence’s
Regulatory Compliance practice remains at the forefront of the industry.”
“Michelle has a veteran understanding of the complex compliance and
security issues financial institutions face to investigate and mitigate
fraud, bribery and money laundering,” said Thomas Bock, Executive
Managing Director and head of the firm’s Regulatory Compliance practice.
“Her leadership and expertise will be an invaluable addition to our
expanding Regulatory Compliance practice and its clients.”
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K2 Intelligence’s regulatory, compliance, and Anti-Money Laundering
(AML) professionals assist commercial and retail banks, investment
banks, financial services firms and virtual currency exchanges across
the world with regulatory compliance—helping them to meet the challenge
of complying with financial crime prevention rules, including those
promulgated by the USA PATRIOT Act, the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and the
Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Our areas of specialty include
sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering compliance—encompassing enhanced
Know Your Customer (KYC) due diligence, periodic reviews, account
remediation, historical transaction reviews, AML and sanctions risk
assessment, independent testing and monitoring, model validation and AML
and sanctions technology evaluation—along with fraud and
About K2 Intelligence
K2 Intelligence is an industry-leading investigative, compliance, and
cyber defense services firm founded in 2009 by Jeremy M. Kroll and Jules
B. Kroll, who is credited with originating the modern corporate
investigations industry. Redefining 21st-century corporate intelligence,
the firm combines subject-matter expertise with cutting-edge technology,
bringing to bear the industry’s best multidisciplinary teams to solve
its clients’ most difficult problems.
With offices in New York, London, Madrid, Geneva and Los Angeles, K2
Intelligence advises governments, companies, boards and individuals in
business areas including investigations and disputes; regulatory
compliance, cyber defense, construction and real estate, strategic risk
and security, and private client services.
For more information, visit www.k2intelligence.com.
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