Alexandra Sun

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Previous Experience

  • Project Manager, XSUNT Corporation
  • Intern, Accenture
  • Intern, Huaxia Bank

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Alexandra Sun


Alexandra assists financial services clients with reviews of transaction-monitoring systems, the design and calibration of detection rules, staffing strategies, risk management, and anti-money-laundering compliance.


Prior to joining Promontory, Alexandra was a project manager at Pennsylvania-based XSUNT Corp., where she helped pharmaceutical clients with data systems and business analytics. Previously, she interned at Accenture and Huaxia Bank in Beijing. Alexandra also served as the president of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association at the University of Pennsylvania. She is fluent in Chinese.


  • B.S., physics, Peking University
  • M.S., systems engineering, University of Pennsylvania 

Affiliations, Awards, and Civic Engagements

Representative Engagements

  • Evaluated the transaction-monitoring system of a large U.S. bank with global operations, assessing data integrity, calibrating thresholds of detection scenarios, and streamlining customer-profile settings.
  • Carried out an independent assessment of the AML compliance program of a large money-services business — focusing on the organization, structure, and staffing of its financial intelligence unit — and created a staffing model to help the client determine the resources it needed to meet its regulatory obligations.
  • Helped an international bank calibrate and enhance its transaction-monitoring system; performed above-the-line testing on current detection scenarios and customer-activity profiles. 

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