Grace Brasington Joins Navigant’s Financial Services Advisory and Compliance Segment to Help Clients Apply Technology to Compliance Challenges
New managing director will guide clients on meeting global regulatory needs through machine learning, AI, and emerging technologies
Brasington joins FSAC as managing director, where she will advise clients on implementing emerging technologies to enhance their business objectives and operations while complying with evolving global rules and regulations. She has over 30 years of experience in risk management, compliance, and consumer finance, and has previously served in executive roles at financial institutions, technology organizations, and service providers. Most recently she served as vice president and global leader for risk and compliance at IBM Watson.
“I am excited to join Navigant’s financial services team in providing our clients with guidance on choosing and implementing effective solutions to meet today’s risk and compliance challenges,” said Brasington. “Having spent the majority of my career working with emerging technologies at financial institutions, I understand that the intersection of business and technology must include practicality and performance, and I look forward to helping our clients at Navigant reach that endpoint.”
Brasington specializes in leveraging machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies to solve critical regulatory challenges, such as combating financial crime and fraud, regulatory change management, and modernizing back office and consumer-facing operational platforms.
“Grace’s prior leadership roles have provided her an unparalleled
understanding of clients’ needs and objectives,” said
“Regulatory technology is a necessary component in combating the ongoing complexities of risk and compliance management,” said Zimiles. “At Navigant, we strive not only to be up to speed in implementation, but to lead the efforts in providing our clients the most effective and efficient technology solutions. Grace’s background in developing and deploying emerging technology to tackle global financial risks is crucial in helping us pave the way.”
Brasington also has extensive experience leading global teams through regulatory complexities including anti money laundering, know your customer, fraud, conduct risk, surveillance, complaints and regulatory change management.
Navigant Investor Relations