Head of IT, Advisory
KPMG in Saudi Arabia
Manhal is the IT Advisory Leader for KPMG in Saudi Arabia. He has over twenty years of IT consulting and management experience. Prior to KPMG, Manhal worked for PwC, Deloitte, Citibank N.A., Abu Dhabi Government and Cairo Amman Bank in the areas of IT strategy, IT operations management, business analysis, business intelligence and data analytics, IT transformation management, information security, information risk management , IT governance, business continuity and change management.
Manhal has intensive experience with the financial services sector, government organizations and telecommunication companies. He Led successful transformation initiatives in environments where growth and accountability were paramount and where work involved major business/technology integration, high dependency on stakeholders in different business domains and different geographic locations and involved large teams working in different disciplines.
Manhal has intensive experience with the Financial Services sector where he was the Technology Head Deputy in Citibank and delivered projects for several financial services clients in the domains of core banking implementation, IT operations improvement, business continuity management, information security management and others.
Manhal has intensive experience in developing and aligning IT processes and in enhancing the IT processing environment in line with business targets and based on international best practices and guidelines (mainly COBIT, ITIL and ISO IEC 27001 and 27002).
Bachelor of Science with honors, The University of Jordan, class 1994
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), USA
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), USA
Certified Business Manager (CBM), USA
ITIL Foundation Ver. 3
Member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Illinois, USA