- Researcher and reporter for the Council on Foreign Relations
- “Laura Tulchin: To clean up big-time sports events, start with monitors,”The FCPA Blog, Feb 1, 2017
- “Crisis on Brazil: where does corporate compliance go from here?,” Compliance Week, Aug 16, 2016
- “Snubbing the U.S., Brazil Turns its Foreign Policy to the Global South,” America’s Quarterly, Oct 25, 2014
Laura Tulchin is a Director based in Exiger's New York office, where she focuses on the firm’s investigations practice.
At Exiger, Laura has gained extensive experience in monitorships, corporate accountability, and risk assessments in financial institutions. She has specialized in money laundering, compliance and investigations in Latin America, with extensive experience leading engagements throughout the majority of Central American and South American countries, where her fluency in Spanish and Portuguese has been a major asset.
Within financial crime compliance, Laura has deep knowledge of money-laundering and sanctions-evasion typologies and controls. She has extensive management experience, leading teams of over 30 people to conduct large-scale AML and sanctions reviews at major financial institutions. Laura also has extensive investigations experience: she has has worked on cases involving embezzlement and bribery at public institutions, employee misconduct, gender discrimination and quid pro quo arrangements. Laura is adept at using complex data analytics tools to improve efficiencies in investigations and reviews. She is also a seasoned interviewer, with experience leading sensitive and challenging interviews.
Laura co-founded Exiger’s Women’s Initiative Networks (WINs), Exiger’s forum dedicated to the hiring, retaining and promoting of premier female talent. As part of WINs, Laura has focused on initiatives, programs and events that raise the bar on female professional leadership and representation, foster employee relationships and work to close the gender gap for women in technology roles. Laura was also featured as a panelist speak at Harvard Business School’s Women’s Student Association conference, where she spoke on “Women in Leadership.”
Laura joined Exiger from the Council on Foreign Relations, where she researched policy in Latin America. Prior to her time there, Laura was a Fulbright scholar in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, studying the effects of a system of racial quotas in university admissions.
Laura was also employed in the communications department of Brookfield Asset Management in Brazil, where she focused on marketing and investor relations strategy.
- Georgetown University, B.A. (with honors)
- State University of Rio de Janeiro, Master of Political Science
- Published reporter on Latin American economics and politics for outlets such as the Americas Quarterly blog and The Huffington Post.