Alex Azzopardi

Director, Advisory Services

KPMG in Malta

Alex joined the firm in 2005 and is a leader within the Risk Consulting Advisory team. His portfolio includes AML Advisory, Internal Audit, Corporate Governance Advisory and Regulatory Compliance services. Alex has worked on a number of AML-related assignments including ones whose objective was to determine alignment with requirements and good practice as well as larger projects designed to assist clients to enhance their controls following their visits by the Regulator. Alex, an accountant by profession, has been involved in assignments within a number of sectors including Gaming, Banking, Financial Institutions, Investment Services and Insurance. He has led a number of engagements in the AML/CFT and ABC space focusing on internal audits of controls, provision of training and enhancements of policies and procedures including Business Risk Assesments. Alex regularly pens articles in local business-related periodicals and is the Chairman to the Committee of the Malta Forum of Internal Auditors. Alex is also the Head of IARCS, KPMG Islands Group.

Areas of expertise
Advisory Financial Services Industrial Manufacturing Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance Services Internal audit Risk Consulting Risk Management
Education and qualifications
  • Fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants

  • Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours), University of Malta

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy and Economics)

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

  • Certified Public Accountant (with a Practising Certificate in Auditing)

  • Chairman to the Committee of the Forum for Internal Auditors

  • Member of the Information Systems Audit and Control (ISACA)

  • Member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)