Laura Austin is a Manager in the New York office of BDO Consulting, supporting the Investigative Due Diligence practice. Ms. Austin is experienced in leading international investigations on high-risk and politically exposed persons and services clients that include foreign governments and immigrant investor organizations. She has extensive experience in investor immigration and heads the Citizenship by Investment line of business for BDO’s Investigative Due Diligence practice. Prior to joining BDO, she served in an investigative role with Bishops Services, where she was responsible for conducting in-depth domestic and international corporate and background due diligence investigations. She co–led the company’s investigative efforts for immigration and citizenship purposes, and managed international investigations.