Sarah E. Smith

Managing Director, Global Head of Compliance, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Sarah is head of Global Compliance. She is a member of the Management Committee and serves on the Firmwide Reputational Risk Committee, Firmwide Client and Business Standards Committee, Firmwide Investment Policy Committee, Regulatory Findings Remediation Governance Committee and the Steering Committee on Regulatory Reform. Sarah also serves as co-sponsor of the Disability Interest Forum. Previously, she was the controller and chief accounting officer of Goldman Sachs. Sarah joined Goldman Sachs in 1996 as a vice president in Finance and was named managing director in 1998 and partner in 2002. Prior to joining the firm, Sarah worked in the national and audit practices of KPMG in both London and New York and held several finance positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Sarah previously served on the US Treasury Department’s Commission on the Auditing Industry. Sarah attended City of London University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.