Kareem Sadek

Partner, Advisory, Cryptoassets & Blockchain Co-leader

KPMG in Canada

Kareem is a Partner in the Toronto office of the Advisory, Risk Consulting practice. Kareem brings over 18 years of professional services experience, and focuses in the areas of Emerging Technology Risk (AI in Control, Blockchain, Cloud), IT internal audit, IT governance, internal controls and IT risk management services. Kareem leads many IT advisory and internal audit services across Canada and globally.

In this role, Kareem’s services to clients include assistance with developing and executing their IT internal Audit plans and delivering consulting projects including emerging IT risk areas such as RPA Assurance, AI in Control, Blockchain Assurance, Crisis Management, IT Services Management and IT Incident Management, Cyber Security maturity assessments, Mobile Governance/ Security, Data Governance/ management, Cloud Governance, Software Asset Management and others.

Kareem has worked across various industries, bringing organizations insights and leading practices from Canada and around the world, as well as sharing IT hot topics and how organizations are addressing them. Kareem is a frequent speaker at various conferences and delivered presentations on the topics of Blockchain, AI in Control, Cyber Security, IT Emerging Risks, Role of Internal Audit in Cyber Security and Disruptive Technologies.

  • Continuous auditing and continuous monitoring
  • Corporate Governance
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • IT Advisory in Management Consulting
  • IT Attestation
  • IT in Internal Audit
  • Information Protection and Business Resilience
  • BComm, Concordia University, John Molson School of Business, Montreal Canada

  • Certified in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

  • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)