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Wati has over 15 years experience working in public sector organizations. She began her career at the Supreme Audit Institution of the U.S. Government (GAO). In this capacity, she worked as a policy analyst and performance auditor in various issue areas – including financial markets and the federal fiscal policy. Her experience has been gained in diverse audit organizations, including working in municipal government working as the Chief Auditor for the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General, and most recently working in the external audit body of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Throughout her career, she has led and collaborated with team members from diverse backgrounds, as well as external stakeholders—including the U.S. Congress, federal and state public health agencies, nonprofit entities, industry groups, and international organizations including the agencies within the United Nations and the International Civil Aviation Organization.

In her tenure at Censeo Consulting Group, Wati has served as an Audit and Financial Markets Subject Matter Expert for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) account.

Education and Certifications

  • BA, International Relations, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • MA, Political and Justice Studies, Governors State University, University Park, IL

Expertise Highlights

  • Functional Specialist, Censeo Consulting Group, July 2022 to Present
  • Responsible for driving large-scale transformations within the CFPB Consumer Response Section, including developing strategic program management guidance and expert technical and research capabilities to help the Consumer Response Section establish project goals and key metrics.
  • Led the standardization of data governance and analytics processes and presented findings to CFPB senior leadership
  • Core Competencies include:

• Audit and Risk Management
• Financial Markets Policy
• Public Finance and Budgets
• International Policy and Security Issues
• Strategic Planning and Evaluation Design
• Data analytics, Quantitative Analysis, Qualitative Analysis
• Project Management (PRINCE2 Certification)