Mohamad is a Certified Internal Auditor with experience in Internal Audit, Risk Management, Risk Assessment, Sarbanes Oxley, Internal Audit Capacity Building and Corporate Governance. Mohamad is an Internal Audit practitioner and is currently the Head of Internal Audit at Banque Misr Liban (BML) in Beirut, Lebanon. He is a former Governor with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) (Lebanon Chapter) and currently the President of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) - Lebanon Chapter. Mohamad previously worked with both Deloitte Enterprise Risk Services (ERS) in the Middle East and Ernst & Young Business Risk Services (BRS) in Doha, Qatar. He is also a professional trainer and speaker on matters related to Compliance, Governance, Fraud, Risk and Internal Audit. During his career he has been responsible for overseeing clients in several countries; i.e. Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Syria and Lebanon (up to 85% travel across the region). Mohamad has managed a number of internal audit and risk consulting assignments and clients that involve aspects of managing, executing, and quality assuring deliverables while ensuring projects are finalized within allotted time frames with consistent and sound recovery rates. He is a flexible and proven excellent team-leader, developing local teams in Riyadh, Jeddah and Bahrain to ensure delivery of quality services. His outstanding communication and people management skills have been developed while assisting clients in setting up their Enterprise Risk Management framework and further developing the internal audit function through several internal audit capacity building projects. Mohamad has also been involved in: conducting risk assessments and develop risk based internal audit plans for major institutions across different industry lines throughout the Middle East, assisting management and the board in defining the risk appetite, facilitating risk assessment workshops, defining and documenting the risk registers, conducting Quality Assurance Reviews for Internal Audit Functions across the region through benchmarking their operations against the IIA standards and providing practical recommendations, identifying and assessing key financial, operational, regulatory, strategic and human resource risks for key clients across the Middle East. Mohamad has been Senior Consultant for audit committees on leading internal audit practices, attended audit committee meetings presenting deliverables, led and managed two key public sector clients involving internal audit, risk assessment and E-Audit Transformation projects. He is currently acting as the Middle East learning champion responsible for facilitating training seminars up to managerial level.