Biography

Tegan Starr is a Director in FRA's Zurich Office. She has over 14 years of experience in forensic accounting, internal and external audit, financial due diligence and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) compliance reviews across Asia, Australia, America, Europe and the Middle East.

Tegan has worked on multiple US Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) and fraud-related monitorships in the banking industry, medical devices and aviation industries. Her experience includes supporting the New York State Department of Financial Services-appointed monitor to an international bank, focusing on anti-money laundering, and sanctions compliance, reviewing the bank’s policies and procedures, and designing and implementing customer account and transactional testing to assess efficacy and strength of the compliance program and controls to prevent future misconduct.

Tegan is currently a lead Director on a project to establish an ABC framework for a Swiss-based Global Technology company. This project involves assessment, drafting and implementation of ABC controls, policies and procedures across the client’s global organization consisting of 90+ countries and 300+ reporting units. Tegan also recently worked on a DOJ-appointed corporate compliance Monitorship imposed on a European engineering company in connection with a conspiracy to defraud an US agency in connection with US environmental regulations, including evaluation of the company’s implementation and enforcement of its corporate compliance and ethics program.

Tegan qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2010 and as a Certified Fraud Examiner in 2016. Tegan holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and a Postgraduate Law degree from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Authority experience

New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS)
Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)
US Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)
US Department of Justice (DOJ)
Serious Fraud Office (SFO)

Awards & Recognition

Accreditations

Certified Fraud Examiner
Member of Certified Professional Accountants Australia
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Languages

English

News and insights

Article

How Can Commodity Traders Take Global Enforcement Seriously?

Event

FRA Zurich's Drinks & Canapés Event

News
Event

Celebrating the Launch of FRA's new Zurich Office