Mary is a Consulting Director in PwC’s Forensic Services practice who specialises in Financial Crime. She has extensive in-house experience in the private banking industry. She has also performed a number of Asia Pacific engagements relating to Financial Crime risks for commercial clients and led a Financial Crime national risk assessment exercise for a government body in Asia, covering both public and private sectors.
Prior to joining PwC, Mary served, for over 5 years, as a Vice President in the Hong Kong office of leading global financial institution specialising in Anti Money Laundering Compliance, initially in the Investment Banking sector and formerly in the Private Banking sector. During this period, although based in Hong Kong, Mary undertook global and regional projects and developed excellent exposure to a wide variety of jurisdictions including Switzerland and Singapore. Her specific experience included, but not exclusively, customer complaints, compliance training, intermediaries, customer due diligence, as well as regional support on Politically Exposed Persons.
Prior to her career in the banking industry, Mary trained as an accountant and developed over 8 years of professional experience in the audit and forensic practices of another big four accountancy firm and a Fraud/Ethics position for the Chinese operations of a leading US multi-national corporations. During these roles, she worked on a diverse array of investigations and compliance reviews across various industries in various Asia Pacific countries, in particular, anti-money laundering compliance review, fraud investigation, procurement fraud, fraud risk review, ethics and compliance trainings, internal controls review, intellectual property review and corporate intelligence