Head of Banking and Capital Markets UK, Partner
KPMG in the UK
Karim Haji has 22 years of experience at KPMG working in the Financial Services Banking practice responsible for leading engagements with a particular focus on capital markets clients.
He has deep knowledge of global investment banking businesses and complex front to back business and risk processes for trading operations. Extensive experience of corporate and investment banks including leading audits and significant advisory engagements on governance, risk management and controls and financial due diligence.
Karim was responsible for leading a forensic investigation into a large rogue trading incident at a major global investment bank reporting to multiple regulators and the Board of Directors including the impact on governance, culture, supervision and controls.
Additionally, Karim has detailed working knowledge of multiple accounting GAAPs including IFRS and recent experience with UK listing reporting requirements. Karim has also been leading KPMG’s response to the UK initiative to build fairer and more effective markets through the FICC Market Standards Board.
Associate Chartered Accountant, ICAEW
BSc (Hons) – Warwick University, UK