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Emma-Ann  Deacon

Emma-Ann Deacon

Citigroup Inc.
Director, Ethics Officer
Long Island City, NY, USA

Emma Deacon serves as a Director and Ethics Officer within the Citi Ethics Office.  Her areas of expertise include legal and regulatory compliance, internal investigations, corporate governance policies and procedures, and compliance learning. 

In her current role, Emma manages the revision and issuance of Citi’s global Code of Conduct.  Emma also develops Code of Conduct trainings to be delivered to all Citi personnel and non-employees, and administers reporting to global business units, senior management, and to Citi’s Board of Directors.  Emma also supervises the investigation of matters referred to the Citi Ethics Office, analyzing investigative actions, evidence gathered, the independence of the subsequent investigation and the sufficiency of disciplinary or corrective action taken.  Emma also is a stakeholder for the creation and adoption of Citi global policies.

Prior to joining Citigroup in 2012, Emma was an attorney with the law firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher in New York City, where she focused on complex commercial litigation and internal investigations.

Emma received her BA summa cum laude in history and comparative literature from New York University.  She earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from New York University School of Law.


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