Walid Abdelwahed

Audit Partner

KPMG in Egypt

Walid has over 18 years of international professional experience; Walid was enrolled in KPMG audit function since 2005. Walid is IFRS accredited Partner who serves as audit engagement partner or audit quality review partner for several construction and manufacturing companies. Walid is also KPMG Training and Methodology Instructor.

Professional and Industry Experience

•Walid had a very progressive management career with KPMG, moved into a partner role in 2014 and the head of audit services practice in 2018. 

•Walid  is leading the audit practice in KPMG Egypt. He is leading a team of 24 partners, 63 managers / directors, an almost 80 professionals.

•Employs a motivational and inclusive leadership style to manage the above mentioned high-performing, cross-functional team of partners, directors, senior managers, supervisors and auditors. This includes talent management and succession planning and has supported individuals through to director level appointments.

•From 2008 to 2010, walid  joined KPMG’s audit practice in San Chicago, illinois, United States of America, participating in many integrated audit engagements for a variety of SEC clients.

•Walid ’s area of experience includes Egyptian GAAP, IFRS and US- GAAP for banks, insurance companies and financial institutions.

•IFRS & Clarified ISAs Specialised Trainer with a Focus on to IAS 39, 32,IFRS 7 and IFRS 9.

Education and qualifications
  • Bachelor of commerce, Cairo University

  • Certified Public Accountant, USA and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

  • Member of the Egyptian Society of Accountants and Auditors (ESAA).

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