Carey Roberts is Deputy General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary at Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., a global professional services firm headquartered in Manhattan. With a market cap of $30 billion and 57,000 employees worldwide, Marsh & McLennan provides analysis, advice and transactional capabilities in more than 130 countries.
Ms. Roberts reports to General Counsel Peter J. Beshar and, in her role as Chief Compliance Officer, to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. Ms. Roberts and her team advise on securities, disclosure and finance matters; mergers, acquisitions and strategic transactions; employment, benefits and compensation law; and general corporate law matters. Ms. Roberts also leads the Company’s global compliance efforts and corporate governance initiatives, and serves as liaison to the Board of Directors.
Ms. Roberts joined Marsh & McLennan Companies in October 2014 from Covington & Burling LLP, where she was a Partner in its Corporate Department. At Covington, Ms. Roberts advised a broad range of public and private companies on securities, finance and general corporate, governance and strategic matters.
Ms. Roberts received her undergraduate degree in English Literature from The University of Chicago, and her law degree from The George Washington University Law School, both with honors. In her spare time, she is active with conservation and arts organizations, including The American Alpine Club.