Alex Shea is a director within the global investigations and compliance practice. Alex has experience assisting clients in cross-border and criminal tax matters, forensic accounting and financial investigations, anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption, Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, and integrity monitorship projects. He has provided services to law firms, corporate counsel, and audit committees for Fortune 500 companies in multiple industries, with a primary focus in financial services.
Alex regularly works on-site helping financial institutions assess financial crime and compliance risks. Alex has worked in the Americas, Asia, and Europe during his consulting career with a recent focus on private banking/wealth management and trust services businesses. Before joining Guidehouse, Alex worked for a Big Four accounting firm with a focus on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations and forensic accounting matters, including misappropriations of assets and stock option backdating.
He has a degree in economic crime investigations with a concentration in financial investigations from Utica College of Syracuse University, and is a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, and Certified Forensic Interviewer.