She brings more than 18 years of accounting experience, with 12 years specializing in forensic accounting work that includes litigation support, fraud and regulatory investigations.
Before joining A&M, Ms. Maughan worked as an Advanced Associate for the U.K. financial services regulator: the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), formerly known as the Financial Services Authority. She worked in their Enforcement and Financial Crime Division on a wide range of enforcement cases, including mis-selling, payment protection insurance, anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering, systems and controls, general prohibition, mortgage fraud and complaints handling.
Most recently, Ms. Maughan worked on the investigation into alleged manipulation of the foreign exchange rates, being the lead investigator for two of the banks under investigation.
Prior to the FCA, she worked for FTI Consulting in London as a managing director. Earlier, she was a managing director with Forensic Accounting LLP, a niche forensic practice in London. In both roles, her work included providing expert accounting assistance regarding assessment of quantum, loss of profit claims, due diligence assistance, and fraud and financial crime investigations (including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations).
In addition to her financial services background, Ms. Maughan also has experience in the pharmaceutical industry. She was seconded to the U.K.'s Serious Fraud Office for five years managing a team of over 50 accountants and lawyers investigating a high-profile case of alleged price fixing between generic pharmaceutical manufacturers and suppliers. She also worked as an internal auditor at Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Ms. Maughan earned a bachelor's degree in physics from Imperial College, London and trained as a chartered accountant with Deloitte. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.