Sarah Watson is a Senior Associate at FIN, where she advises jurisdictional and institutional clients on compliance with U.S. and global 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. 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.
Ms. Watson holds a JD 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.