Sarah Keeling, a Partner with StoneTurn, is a former senior British government official with more than 20 years of experience in national security and intelligence matters in the U.K. and overseas. She assists companies, family offices and their counsel on operational, reputational and investment risk matters worldwide.
Sarah brings significant expertise in conducting complex, multi-jurisdictional anti-bribery and corruption investigations, asset tracing and recovery, and provides litigation support for international arbitration and disputes revolving around political, regulatory or integrity issues.
Over the past three decades, Sarah has served as a trusted adviser to Board-level clients on their strategies in the Middle East, Iran and Sub-Saharan Africa. She advises clients in the infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, financial services, energy, and technology sectors on entering or operating in high-risk emerging markets. Sarah also specializes in terrorist financing, piracy and maritime security issues and previously served as Lloyds of London’s senior adviser on piracy.
Prior to joining StoneTurn, Sarah was a Managing Director in the investigations and strategic intelligence practice of a global advisory firm. After leaving government service, Sarah held senior advisory roles in the business intelligence and risk management practices of several private professional services firms. She was previously Chairman of the Risk & Security Management Forum (RSMF) in the U.K.
Sarah has a working knowledge of Farsi, French and German.