Dawn Foster

Education

University West of England
M.S in Human Resource Management

London South Bank University
B.A. in Business Studies

Industry Experience

Energy, Financial Services, Media, Technology, Telecommunications

Years of Expertise

20 Years

Big Four Alma Mater

Deloitte
KPMG
PwC

Dawn Foster

Director – Advisory

Dawn brings over 20 years of assurance and advisory experience to WilliamsMarston.

Prior to WilliamsMarston, Dawn spent six years as an Audit Director at Credit Suisse in New York. While at Credit Suisse, Dawn provided assurance services for the Bank’s global strategic initiatives and regulatory remediation activity, as well as program and portfolio management practices. Additionally, Dawn was a subject matter expert for Third Party Risk Management.

Dawn began her career in Big Four and spent 15 years delivering IT transformation and program management services to clients in the media, telecommunications, technology, energy and financial services industries. Dawn led the Program Management Office, and several program management teams, to support the successful delivery of IT transformation programs. Notably, working to deliver a multi-year IT cost performance improvement program for a global energy company as well as a program to migrate major financial business processes to a new offshore outsourcing provider, along with the transition of IT infrastructure, applications, development and support services. Dawn’s early career as an external auditor focused on identifying control gaps and process improvement opportunities as well as pre and post implementation reviews of enterprise resource planning solutions for a variety of clients.

Dawn is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and holds a Masters degree in Human Resource Management from the University West of England as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Studies from London South Bank University.