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Donna Daniels

Executive Director, Fraud Investigations & Detection Services, EY

Donna is an Executive Director in EY’s New York office within the Fraud Investigation & Dispute
Services practice. A certified International Compliance and Ethics Professional and licensed
attorney who began her career in Chicago as a litigator in private practice , she has over 25
years of experience assisting clients with assurance and advisory services, particularly in
Financial Services.
With an extensive global background in banking, BSA/AML/Sanctions, brokerage and
commodities issues, Donna has overseen numerous fraud analyses and related investigations.
Prior to joining EY, Donna served in several senior regional and sector leadership positions,
including General Counsel, Head of Compliance, and Financial Crime Compliance Officer roles,
for multinational financial institutions such as Standard Chartered Bank and Citigroup. Her
experience, in both the consumer and wholesale businesses, includes deep involvement with
government, prosecutorial and internal investigations, and compliance with resulting orders
and agreements.
Donna has led regulatory-driven risk assessments, investigations, remediation programs,
discovery reviews, and look-backs. All required a risk-focused analysis, determination of
scope, and frequent communication and coordination with global regulators and governmental
agencies including the FRBNY, NYDFS, OCC, CFTC, US Department of Justice, the District
Attorney of New York and the UK PRA and FSA. .
Donna co-authored a chapter with a Sullivan & Cromwell senior partner on “White Collar Crime
and Regulatory Enforcement” for Thomas Reuters/Westlaw. She spoke at a World Bank
conference on “Financing Women Entrepreneurs in Emerging Markets.” She has a Bachelor
Degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois and a Juris Doctorate from Boston