Sally J. March

Senior Advisor

Sally is an international lawyer and Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional. She advises companies in a variety of industries on their ethics and compliance programs; she also writes and speaks on the cultural and behavioral aspects of ethics and compliance.
In 2012, Sally served as an interim compliance manager for BP Lubricants. In 2010, she served as Head of Risk Advisory for BBC Worldwide, coordinating risk reporting for the Audit Committee’s quarterly review of the BBC’s board, revising the BBC’s anti-corruption program, and participating in the BBC’s anti-fraud group.
From 2006 to 2010, Sally was Global Director of Compliance and Corporate Security for Nortel. In this capacity, she helped create a global compliance function that comprised compliance, ethics, internal audit and corporate security. She also led the review and enhancement of Nortel’s global anti-corruption program and coordinated the company’s response to new European Union environmental legislation.
Before focusing on compliance, Sally practiced international commercial law. She led the legal department for BBC Technology, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BBC Worldwide. Prior to going in-house, Sally was a partner in international law firms, where she advised multinationals investing in the former Soviet Union and also advised the Governments of Russia and Kazakhstan on commercial law reform and privatization. She has extensive experience with cross-border and cross-cultural business transactions.
Sally is admitted to the California State Bar and is a member of the Law Society for England and Wales, the Society for Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE), the Institute for Business Ethics, and the exam committee for the International Certification for Compliance Professionals. In 2013, she received the SCCE’s Compliance and Ethics Award for significant contribution to the compliance and ethics profession.
Sally earned a law degree with honors from the University of California, Hastings College of Law, and an LLM from the London School of Economics.