Anna Sayre

Sanctions consultant

Anna is a double qualified lawyer, being both a U.S. Attorney and a Solicitor of England & Wales. Before becoming a sanctions consultant for the ACSS, Anna spent over 10 years working within the financial crime sector in the City of London.

Her experience includes:

  • U.K. financial watchdog – the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), where she assisted on a variety of high-profile financial crime investigations;
  • Law firm – Eversheds-Sutherland, handling ad hoc sanctions advices and compliance audits for multinational clients; and
  • Audit giant – Mazars, where she provided sanctions risk assessments as well as reviews of client’s sanctions compliance programs from top to bottom.

Earlier in her career, Anna gained experience working for the commercial litigation departments of law firms in Paris, London, and New York. Anna speaks Polish fluently and is also well-versed in French.