Donna Boehme

Donna Boehme is an internationally recognized authority in the field of compliance and ethics, designing and managing compliance and ethics solutions for a wide spectrum of organizations. Founder and Principal of Compliance Strategists, a N.J.-based consulting firm, Boehme is the former chief compliance and ethics officer for two leading multinationals. She is a frequent speaker to business and professional groups, including as keynote speaker to Compliance Week Europe (Brussels), Ethics Practitioners Association of Canada (Ottawa), Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE), International Financial Executives Leadership Forum (Montreal) and Network for Good Business Ethics and Non-Financial Reporting (Copenhagen). She has been invited to speak twice on international corporate compliance and ethics topics at the U.K. House of Lords.

Boehme is also co-chair and co-founder of the RAND Compliance and Ethics Symposia series, an important vehicle of thought leadership for the profession. She has been named to The Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business for the past five years by Trust Across America, was named a Trust Across America 2018 Lifetime Achievement Honoree, is a recipient of the 2014 SCCE International Compliance and Ethics 10th Anniversary Award as the “Lion of Compliance” for extraordinary contributions to the field, was named as Who Compliance Professionals Should Follow on Twitter in 2013 by ComplianceX and has been shortlisted for the 2019 Women in Compliance Lifetime Achievement Award. Donna Boehme can be reached at [email protected]compliancestrategists.com.

Dear CCOs: What is Your Mandate??

Posted by - June 5, 2018
Detect, Fix or Prevent Problems Before They Become a Crisis Donna Boehme, the “Lion of Compliance,” explains the singular imperative of a clear, written mandate for effective compliance programs, and…
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Why Compliance Officers Need Independence

Posted by - February 17, 2017
“Collaboration, not Subordination” Captive compliance programs are hamstrung programs. Compliance officers who enjoy independence and are able to collaborate with legal, HR and other key business teams… they’ll be far…
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HSBC’s Indiana Jones Compliance

Posted by - February 13, 2015
It's maddening to watch companies in compliance trouble make the rookie mistake of believing that a high profile candidate with a legal, regulatory, law firm or prosecutorial background is the…
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