Brid Verling leads the regulatory and forensic practice for the Cayman Islands, Bermuda and the British Virgin Islands.
She is a risk advisory professional with over fourteen years of experience. Brid has a diverse risk background with experience in investigations, asset tracing, corporate intelligence, internal audit, restructuring and regulatory compliance. Brid engages directly with key stakeholders including senior management and board members to discuss areas of concern and effective risk mitigation strategies. She has worked across multiple sectors including banking, trust, insurance, corporate service providers and securities. She also has public sector experience having worked with Government departments and authorities.
Prior to joining Teneo in 2022, Brid spent 13 years with KPMG globally. She was a Director in the Cayman Islands office where she led the forensic and regulatory teams. During this time she was also the co-chair for Risk Consulting for the International Financial Centers which included the Channel Islands, Bermuda, Bahamas, Malta and the Isle of Man. She supported senior leadership and the wider network with reporting and business development strategies.
Brid has lectured on corporate intelligence for the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland as well as presenting, chairing and speaking on panels on regulatory compliance and fraud. Her engagement experience includes the development and execution of internal audit plans, AML/CTF/CPF and sanctions reviews and subsequent remediation, governance and board assessments, expert witness engagements and corporate intelligence reviews.
Brid holds a B.A. in Accounting from the University College Cork, Ireland. She is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist. She serves on the Board of the Cayman Islands Compliance Association and was a founding member of the Cayman Islands chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. She is a member of the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation and 100 Women in Finance.