Javed Akbar is a Chief Audit & Risk Officer at a leading Saudi based Diversified Group, he also sits on the Board Audit Committee at a leading international hospitality and hotel management company. He has been associated with Deloitte, PWC and Protiviti prior to assuming his current role. Javed is a business graduate (MSc.) from University College London, United Kingdom, a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA – Canada) and a Certified Internal Audit (CIA – USA). He has expertise in creating and preserving organizational value by designing and implementing corporate governance, facilitating objective centric risk management and strengthening risk based internal audit/control framework.
He has delivered keynotes and presentations in various largescale Audit, Finance, Risk, Governance & Compliance events in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. Javed enjoys researching, reading, writing and speaking about audit, governance, risk management & technology as well as leadership and employee engagement.