Sharon Hall is a Director in FRA’s London office and holds more than over 20 years’ experience in corporate finance and forensic accounting providing clients with regulatory risk and compliance services, with a particular focus on anti-bribery and corruption (‘ABC’) both in an advisory capacity and as in-house counsel. 

Her expertise includes the design and evaluation of Compliance Programmes and Internal Control frameworks, developing, implementing and managing compliance systems, policies and procedures, particularly in relation to Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Codes of Conduct, Third Party Risk, Trade Sanctions, Export Controls  and Corporate Governance. 

Working with a US-based Private Equity firm, Sharon recently assisted in the design and implementation of the Global Compliance Program for one of the PE Firm’s newly acquired portfolio companies, a decentralised company with over 35+ locations operating in 150+ countries.  She led a Group wide risk assessment focusing on sanctions, export control, money laundering and bribery and corruption risk.

Sharon also recently supported Swedish-Swiss multinational ABB during the negotiation and post settlement with the DOJ and led a review of the company’s anti-bribery and corruption control environment as part of the ongoing improvements to its Compliance Programme.  This focused on financial and non-financial controls to mitigate the risk of bribery, corruption and fraud and to identify opportunities for enhancement as well as designing and testing of the remedial control enhancements.  

Sharon was part of the FRA team supporting Airbus in a multi-year forensic accounting and eDiscovery review within the context of the company’s multinational investigation, reporting to four investigative authorities: SFO, DOJ, DOS and the PNF. Sharon’s team focused on a risk assessment and evaluation of the company’s ABC global Compliance Program, and the supporting financial and non-financial controls. 

Prior to joining FRA, Sharon was a senior executive at UNEP-WCMC – a United Nations collaboration – and in companies in the FMCG sector and engineering (design and manufacturing). Expertise relevant to the NGO and NFP sector includes all financial and corporate governance reporting, including the use of restricted and non-restricted funds and all financing deals such as co-financing arrangements.

Sharon is a qualified Management Accountant, with a Masters in Business Administration and has conducted work in Costa Rica, Brazil, South Africa, Ireland, France, Germany, Belgium, Denmark and Spain. 

Authority experience

US Department of Justice (DOJ)
Serious Fraud Office (SFO)
Parquet National Financier (PNF)
Agence Française Anticorruption (AFA)
European Commission (EC)

Awards & Recognition


Member of Women’s White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA)
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Member of Female Fraud Forum



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