KPMG AZSA LLC
Chiharu joined KPMG in 2006 after his time at a Japanese major bank where he engaged in risk management operation and project planning and supervision, followed by his experience at IT consulting firm. He specializes in delivering regulatory compliance advisory service to financial institutions. Especially, he has numerous experience in providing advisory services on financial crime related support such as AML and counter terrorism. The list of his clients includes regulators and vendors, as well as financial institutions. Chiharu has also extensive involvement in the other regulatory compliance and forensic services, including complaint handling, prevention of information security fraud, as well as general compliance framework development. Chiharu also leads FATCA advisory service within KPMG Japan, where 60 ~ 70% of major banks and security broker dealers which have already started FATCA project have retained KPMG as a qualified FATCA advisor.