Sarah Watson

Financial Integrity Network

Biography

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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