Sarah Watson

Financial Integrity Network


Sarah Watson is an Associate at the Financial Integrity Network (FIN), where she advises jurisdictional and institutional clients on compliance with U.S. and global Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) standards. Prior to joining FIN, she was an Associate Fellow with the Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Her research at CSIS covered Indian economic policy, South Asian and Indian Ocean security dynamics, and India-Pakistan relations. Ms. Watson has also served in the private sector as part of a business intelligence and strategic risk team advising a Fortune-50 CEO and in the office of the CIO of the New York City Police Department. Sarah holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and a Masters in Security Studies from Georgetown University. Her writing has appeared in a wide variety of U.S. and Indian media and peer-reviewed publications. (This bio is current to when the participant joined FDD’s National Security Alumni Network.)

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