Doel is a Director at FRA’s New York office. She has been a practicing attorney for over 20 years with significant experience as a compliance officer. She has developed compliance programs to fit varied business units including risk assessments, compliance-focused communications and trainings, and remediation actions for risk mitigation and enhancement of controls. She has conducted and managed investigations into potential fraud, corruption, conflicts of interest and other types of corporate misconduct. Doel helps clients understand the often complex correlation between culture, business ethics, organizational justice and building trustworthy organizations.
Prior to joining FRA, Doel spent 15 years with IBM as In-house Counsel and Compliance Officer, where she was appointed the company’s first Trust & Compliance Officer in the India/South Asia region, before being assigned to its operations in South Africa. While assigned to IBM’s offices in New York, Doel was responsible for overseeing IBM’s global anti-corruption compliance program relating to its third-party resellers, distributors and worldwide channels organization. In this role, she worked with data analytics specialists to develop, execute and maintain analytics based tools and other automated solutions as preventive controls.
Doel recently conducted a review of third-party (sales channel partner) bribery and corruption risk including business unit specific and channel attributes, customer base, geography, pricing terms and external indices. She provided client guidance to align partners across the company’s global channel partner network into risk categories based on varying risk profiles, to design channel partner controls and monitoring across each risk category.
Other significant matters include supporting the independent compliance monitor for a corporate compliance monitorship imposed on IAV GmbH by the DOJ in connection with “Dieselgate” leading the evaluation of the company’s compliance risk assessment including regulatory risk assessment, policies and procedures, third-party management and overall efforts at remediation throughout the multi-year monitorship. Doel also led the team submitting an expert report and testimony in an international arbitration proceeding in the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce. The opinion required an evaluation of potential bribery and corruption risks, compliance program design, and related compliance controls associated with the proposed engagement of a third party in Africa.
Doel is a member of the New York City Bar Compliance Committee and Co-Chair of the Fordham Law Compliance Affinity Group.