KPMG Hawkamah Audit Committee Institute - The risk agenda for boards and audit committees (Dubai)
10 June 2015, 9:00AM - 11:00PM, GST
KPMG in collaboration with Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance hosted a seminar for CEO’s, CFO’s and other key decision makers from businesses and other organizations across the UAE on 10 June 2015 at the DIFC conference center to discuss “The risk agenda for boards and audit committees.” Over 150 guests attended the event which featured a welcome from Vijay Malhotra, Chairman and CEO of KPMG, an overview of the risk agenda from Harikrishnan Janakiraman, a director with KPMG's consulting service and a moderated panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Ashraf Gamal El Din, the CEO of Hawkamah.
Both Dr. Ashraf and Harikrishnan engaged the panel on key risks relating to cyber security, fraud risk management, regulatory and compliance risks and quality of financial reporting and accounting standards. The expert panelists featured Roland Sfeir, CFO of Emirates Post Group, John Garret representing Gulf Capital; Waqar Siddique, Head of Risk and Compliance from the Abraaj group; and Farah Araj, Group Chief Audit Executive at National Holding.