Javed Akbar is a Chief Audit & Risk Officer at a leading Saudi Investment 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 – UOL, a Chartered Accountant (CA, FCCA) both from the United Kingdom and a Certified Internal Audit (CIA) from the 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.