Firas is a partner in KPMG Lower Gulf’s Governance, Risk and Compliance Services (GRCS). He focuses on clients in the government and public sector, as well as on large family businesses dispersed across the region.
He has supported various clients in building effective governance, risk and internal audit functions and enabling them with agile operating models supported by innovative technology solutions. He brings over 20 years of experience in the internal audit and risk advisory arena, all with professional services firms in the Middle East. Over the past ten years Firas has been heavily involved in promoting corporate governance and systems of internal control for clients in the UAE with a primary focus on government and state owned entities.
He has supported his clients in utilizing intelligent automation solutions to enhance control efficiency and implemented integrated GRC solutions, as well as incubating and commercializing new risk-related solutions. Firas is a certified public accountant and a certified information systems auditor.