>Muhammad Iqtadar

About The Speaker

Muhammad Iqtadar

Muhammad Khalid Iqtadar Ahmed Sheikh started his career back in year 1995 as article ship student with Ernst & Young International and Arthur Andersen, later prosper himself with the knowledge of internal and external auditing, risk management, governance and Compliance and now stand as one of the most qualified and knowledgeable personalities in the aforementioned fields. At present he is working as VP- Head of ORM & FRM and previously engaged in roles like VP-Head of Operations and Financial Audit, Acting Head of Audit, Acting Head of Audit and Compliance division. Total career span is for 27 years. Area of Expertise are Internal and External Audit, Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Strategic planning and execution, Finance and Accounting, Treasury and Trade Finance and AML / Regulatory Compliance. He is having MBA from University of Northampton UK, Accounting Qualifications from CIMA, IFA UK and AICPA USA, he is also CPA from UK and CA from Accounting and Auditor Association UAE. He is also the member of IPA Australia and CSI Canada having MIPA and AICB qualifications. He is a member and having number of Certifications from recognized bodies like ISACA, ACFE, PMP, ACAMS, OECG, IBA, IMI, and AAAC etc. He completed Digital Transformation- Online program from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) (From AI and IOT to Cloud, Block chain and Cybersecurity), he is also certified as Block chain finance professional from Block Chain council. He is involved in digital transformation process in Ajman bank and right now working of FDA analytical model for FRM. Further accomplishments and achievements are: ü Transformation of Audit function. ü Reengineered Non-financial segment of risk management. ü Developing of COSO framework for FRM ü Participate in setting up of audit vision, mission and core values, linking audit division strategic plan to bank objectives, enhancing GRC within the bank. ü Performed specialized audits for Business Continuity Management, Operations Risk Management, and Compliance Data Clean- up project and Bank Real Estate department in accordance with the Risk Based Approach. ü Experience in investigation process. ü Writer of several policies i.e. ORM, FRM, BCM, IAD Manual, Outsourcing, ü Prepare Fraud and Whistleblowing Policies and Procedures, risk assessment methodology and Follow-up Methodology same was later presented to AC / BOD for ratification. ü Introduce integrated audit framework approach and conduct assignments with IS and credit audit departments