Tegan Starr is a Director in FRA’s London Office. She has over 11 years of experience in forensic accounting, internal and external audit, pre and post acquisition due diligence and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) compliance reviews across Asia, Australia, America, Europe and North Africa.
Tegan is currently supporting the FRA partner appointed by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to serve as independent compliance monitor for a German automotive engineering firm, as a result of its role in helping an automobile company cheat standard motor vehicle emissions testing performed by the US Environmental Protection Agency. The two-year monitorship will include evaluation of the company’s implementation and enforcement of its corporate compliance and ethics program.
Tegan has also provided support for multiple other US Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) and fraud-related monitorships in the banking, medical devices and aviation industries. Her experience includes forensic and compliance assessment support with regard to AML and FCPA compliance, as well as assessing corporate governance and compliance structures and the timeliness and effectiveness of remediation.
Tegan has also conducted pre and post acquisition due diligence, including a recent pre-acquisition due diligence review of an architecture and engineering firm based in Saudi Arabia, focused on an assessment of ABC risks under the UK Bribery Act and FCPA.
Tegan qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2010 and as a Certified Fraud Examiner in 2016. Tegan has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Postgraduate Law degree from the University of Technology, Sydney.