Samar leads Exiger’s financial crime compliance advisory practice, specializing in audit and assurance.
Since joining Exiger, Samar has served as the Deputy Monitor on behalf of the US Department of Justice, led independent examinations for the Financial Conduct Authority and New York Federal Reserve Board, and also helped clients to strengthen their financial crime compliance controls across the three lines of defense. Her work has also brought her into contact with regulators in Europe and Asia Pacific, providing her with insight into current regulatory expectations. Having previously served in senior compliance assurance and audit roles, most recently as the Global Head of Compliance Assurance at Barclays, Samar brings over two decades of experience in financial services. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS®) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Audit Specialist (CAMS®-Audit).”