Emma Bredin
Partner and Head of the Regulatory Compliance Practice for the Americas
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Emma is a partner in our Finance and Risk Practice and head of the Regulatory Compliance Practice for the Americas, based in our New York office.

In this role, she advises banks and financial institutions on large-scale transformation of compliance and risk programs. She assists clients in their regulatory remediation efforts, and supports their strategic business growth objectives, always considering safety and soundness.

A strong compliance program starts with trust. This includes trust from the organization in the expertise and value that an efficient compliance team brings to the table, and trust from regulators that the organization will deliver on its goal to effectively manage compliance risk across the firm

With more than 20 years of industry experience, Emma has held the position of chief compliance officer at several large financial institutions. In these roles she transformed their compliance and anti-financial crime programs, served as a trusted advisor to the executive teams, reported to the boards of directors, and worked closely with regulatory and supervisory regimes around the globe.

She has led large, complex, and matrixed programs across various regions and has built high-performing teams by attracting talent and setting a clear mission and vision.

Emma lives in New York City with her husband. During her leisure time, she enjoys spinning and pilates. She also has a penchant for a lively karaoke night.