Sarah Yan


  • Asia Pacific
  • Ethics and Compliance Consulting
  • Market Entry/Exit Risk Assessment
  • Due Diligence

Sarah is a Director in Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice. She works on business intelligence and partner assessment projects throughout South-East Asia.

Recent tasks that Sarah has worked on include:

  • A fraud and collusion investigation in Thailand involving former employees of a major telecommunications company
  • Dispute resolution support in Indonesia for a major oil and gas company, which included asset tracing to inform the client’s settlement strategy
  • Business intelligence and due diligence support in Indonesia for an international investment corporation that was evaluating a potential acquisition of a real estate company 
  • Sarah has eight years of experience in government relations and in the foreign service, including three years at the Singapore Embassy in Yangon covering political and economic issues. Before joining Control Risks, Sarah worked at a public relations firm where she provided strategic counsel and government relations support for multinationals in the healthcare industry in Singapore. Prior to this, Sarah was at a government relations firm with a Southeast Asia focus, where she provided clients in the nutrition and energy sectors with regulatory and landscape analyses, stakeholder mapping and advocacy support.  

    Sarah holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science from the National University of Singapore. She has advanced proficiency in German and a working knowledge of Burmese.

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