Jaco Sadie

Jaco Sadie (Event Manager) is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based San Francisco. 

Mr. Sadie provides financial crime related compliance and investigative services to financial institutions, FinTechs and regulators, specializing in fraud investigations, anti-money laundering (AML/BSA) compliance and reviews and sanctions related projects. He has led numerous engagements that involve “look-back” transaction reviews to identify suspicious activity, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions programs reviews, compliance testing of AML/BSA programs, and AML training. He has served as a monitor or independent consultant for financial institutions relating to consent orders issued by regulatory bodies and as a result have had significant interaction with regulatory bodies. He has led investigations in fraud allegations at financial institutions and other industries, directing the efforts of data collection, interviews, analysis of data and documents and the presentation of results. He has spoken at venues about anti-money laundering best practices and has been designated as a testifying expert in matters that involve anti-money laundering and sanctions issues. Mr. Sadie has lived and practiced in the United States, Luxembourg and South Africa.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting Mr. Sadie was a Principal at LECG and was a Senior Manager at Deloitte.

Mr. Sadie earned a B.A. in accounting (honors) at the Stellenbosch University in South Africa. He is Certified in Fraud and Forensics, and is a Certified Public Accountant (California), a Chartered Accountant (South Africa), and a Certified Fraud Examiner.