Blair Sprott is a manager in FRA's Forensic Accounting team in London. Blair has experience in evaluating compliance programs, risk assessments and internal controls and she has worked across the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa and Europe.
Blair's recent work includes reviewing and testing internal controls at a multinational software company and supporting an international cybersecurity company in designing and conducting a global anti-corruption risk assessment.
Previously, she supported Airbus by conducting anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) risk assessments, evaluating the company’s ABC global compliance program, and the supporting financial controls. In addition, she was part of a team supporting the FRA partner appointed by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to serve as independent compliance monitor for a German automotive engineering firm, after it was found to have assisted its customer in manipulating standard motor vehicle emissions testing performed by the US Environmental Protection Agency.
Prior to joining FRA, Blair worked at Ernst & Young in their Forensics & Integrity Services practice based in Dubai, UAE. During her 5+ years in the UAE, she worked on a large-scale consulting project providing on-the-ground support to the government of a major oil-producing economy in sub-Saharan Africa where she gained experience in public finance debt settlements. She was further involved in a number of fraud and due diligence projects supporting both public and private sector clients across the Middle East. Blair has additionally worked in a legal capacity on international litigations and arbitrations across industries such as insurance, oil & gas and shipping while working for an international law firm in its Dubai office.
Blair holds a Master’s degree in International Business and Emerging Markets from the University of Edinburgh and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Aberdeen. Blair is conversational in Portuguese and Spanish.