Shruti Shah is the President & CEO of the Coalition for Integrity, where she leads the Coalition’s development and promotion of approaches to combat corruption in business and government. She also leads Coalition for Integrity’s work in promoting greater transparency and accountability to stem the flow of proceeds of corruption, with attention to reforms in the areas of beneficial ownership transparency and anti-money laundering laws.
Ms. Shah has extensive experience in anti-bribery compliance and anti-corruption issues. Prior to joining the Coalition for Integrity (formerly Transparency International-USA), Ms. Shah spent over a decade working for Big 4 accounting firms (e.g. PwC and KPMG) in the United States, the United Kingdom and India. In the United States, the focus of her experience was assisting private as well as public companies with complex financial statement fraud, anti-corruption/FCPA matters and accounting irregularities. She has also managed litigation support engagements relating to post-acquisition disputes. Ms. Shah has assisted companies in designing and monitoring their anti-corruption/FCPA compliance programs. Ms. Shah was involved in developing PwC’s fraud risk management policy and methodology and has served as a subject matter expert for numerous audit engagement teams with respect to companies’ antifraud programs and controls and the engagement teams’ fraud auditing procedures.
Ms. Shah is a contributing editor of the FCPA Blog and has been featured on CNN, PBS News hour, BBC and CSPAN. She has been quoted in the New York Times, LA Times, Financial Times, Miami Herald, the Guardian, New Yorker magazine, the Huffington Post, Reuters, the FCPA blog, Compliance Week, Foreign Policy Magazine, Quartz, and GIR Just Anti-Corruption blog. Her work has been published on the Huffington Post, Ethisphere and Devex. She frequently speaks on anti-corruption/FCPA topics and has presented at various conferences and Universities.
Ms. Shah is fluent in Hindi and Gujarati. She is a Chartered Accountant (India), a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Public Accountant (licensed in Colorado) and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Mumbai.