Juliette Gust is a Director at SunHawk Consulting, LLC, with over 20 years of experience in building out global Ethics and Compliance Programs in the Financial Services, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Gaming, and Retail industries. Ms. Gust is a Certified Fraud Examiner who currently assists global clients with internal investigations and ethics and compliance matters. She is also the founder and President of Ethics Suite, a company that helps businesses identify, investigate and remedy alleged misconduct, fraud, or theft at their organization by providing a comprehensive and modern solution for internal whistleblower reporting and case management.
As a former Director of Internal Audit at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Ms. Gust developed and led the Global Fraud & Investigations team for the company, which employed over 180,000 employees in more than 100 countries at the time. Ms. Gust also served as the Project Manager and core member of the company’s Anti-Corruption Compliance Program, leading the development of a best-in-class global anti-corruption risk assessment and audit program.
Throughout her career, Ms. Gust has personally conducted or managed more than 2,000 investigations spanning 75 countries and advised on more than 10,000 employee ethics line reports.
Ms. Gust served previously as a subject matter specialist within PwC’s Regulatory, Forensics, and Hospitality practices, where she led investigations and engagements in the U.S. and abroad on a variety of matters including anti-money laundering, corruption and bribery, embezzlement, and financial statement fraud – presenting her findings and recommendations to executive boards, federal and state regulatory agencies and audit committees.