Catherine Vaughan, FICA

Partner, Financial Crime Leader

A Partner in EY Ireland, Catherine is seconded to EY’s Global Executive where she leads the Financial Crime, Ethics and Compliance teams, all functions within EY’s Risk Management team.  As Financial Crime Leader, Catherine works to advise the business to design and implement 1st Line procedures enabling compliance with international laws and regulation on Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Bribery & Corruption, Economic and Trade Sanctions and Insider Trading.  In further support to the business, Catherine advises colleagues on interpretation and application of EY’s Financial Crime policies as well as underlying law and regulation.  In their 2nd Line responsibilities, the team builds compliance monitoring procedures enabling the business to identify and respond to potential issues.

Catherine is a Chartered Accountant by first qualification, later requalifying with the ICA with a Professional Post Grad diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance.  As well as being a member of ICAEW she is a Fellow of the ICA.