Sarah E. Smith
Board of Trustees

Sarah Smith joined the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees on January 1, 2021.  Her term concludes on December 31, 2025.

Ms. Smith is the former Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Accounting Officer for Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., where she currently serves as a Senior Advisor.

Ms. Smith has over 40 years of experience in the accounting and auditing profession, including nearly 25 years with Goldman Sachs Group, where she was a long-term member of the Management Committee. Ms. Smith also served on several Goldman Sachs committees, including the Reputational Risk Committee, Client and Business Standards Committee, Investment Policy Committee, Risk Committee, and the Steering Committee on Regulatory Reform.

Ms. Smith is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and attended City of London University.