Director, Risk Assurance, PwC
Syed is a Director in PwC’s Risk Assurance Services practice and has been delivering External Audit and Internal Audit services for over 15 years. Syed has extensive experience providing Internal Audit, SOX, and Compliance services to clients. He has led numerous enterprise wide risk assessments for organizations in a variety of industries and translating the results of those assessments into efficient, risk based internal audit plans. He has assisted organizations in the design of start-up internal audit functions as well as working with companies to transform existing internal audit functions into value added, risk based and strategically aligned functions. Syed brings significant project management experience in leading global internal audit co-sourcing and outsourcing engagements for a various Fortune 500 companies. He has extensive experience implementing COSO framework and leveraging deep industry and technical expertise from across PwC into the planning, execution and reporting of internal audit projects.
Syed is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California and a Certified Internal Auditor, He received his BBA from the California State University San Bernardino and his MBA from University of California Los Angeles.