Eminent speakers to address 1st Internal Audit Summit PIAS 2015 next week

Karachi: Pakistan’s leading conference producer Terrabizis organizing the first-ever Internal Audit Summit – PIAS 2015 in a local hotel on June 16, 2015. Muhammad Zubair, Minister of State & Chairman, Privatization Commission of Pakistan would be the chief guest, whereas various eminent speakers will also address during the summit.

The day-long conference entitled ‘Governance, Risk and Compliance’ is endorsed by the International Association of Financial Management, whereas ICMA Pakistan and ISACA (Karachi Chapter) are the knowledge partners. The conference is expected to attract over 250 professionals from internal audit, governance, risk and compliance disciplines besides participation from different audit firms.

PIAS 2015 is poised to become the premier event for internal auditors who want to hear powerful keynote speakers and international presenters representing the global internal audit profession. Attendees will be presented with a number of concurrent sessions on current issues and trends, industry best practices seeking to address common challenges, and knowledge-sharing opportunities. The overall experience will contribute towards professional development, provide engaging peer-to-peer networking and ensure access to key service firms and vendors.

The conference will feature speakers including: S. M. Shabbar Zaidi, Territory Senior Partner & Chairman, A. F. Fergusons & Co.; Yacoob Suttar, President, ICAP andMD&CEO, Asia Petroleum; Muhammad Hanif Jakhura – CEO, Central Depository Company of Pakistan; Farid Ahmed Khan CFA – CEO, ABL Asset Management; Muhammad Shehzad Yousuf – Group Chief Internal Auditor, PTCL; Shabbir Hashmi – Board Member Engro Corporation, Hub Power Company, UBL Fund Managers, Engro Fertilizer and Engro Powergen Limited; Lubna Farooq Malik, Director, Off-Site Supervision and Enforcement Department, Banking Service Group, State Bank of Pakistan; Zulfikar Causer, Partner, BDO Ebrahim & Co.; Khalilullah Shaikh, Chief Internal Auditor, K-Electric; Haroon Ahmad – EVP Group Internal Audit, Habib Bank AG Zurich, UAE; Abbas Ali, Partner, Advisory Services, Ernst & Young Ford Rhodes Sidat Hyder; Waqar Khan, Partner, IT Risk Assurance/Advisory, Ernst & Young Ford Rhodes Sidat Hyder; Tariq Isaksson, Vice President IT Audit, Etisalat Group, UAE; Syed Faraz Anwer – Partner, Risk Advisory & Business Improvement, A. F. Fergusons & Co.; Fazal Gaffoor, CFO & Company Secretary, Central Depository Company of Pakistan; Riaz Nazarali Chunara, Director, Internal Audit and Compliance Department, State Bank of Pakistan; Sajid Hussain – EVP & Group Head Audit & Risk Review, United Bank Limited; Moneeza Usman Butt – Partner, KPMG Taseer Hadi & Co.; Yasser Pirmuhammad, Director Audit & Affiliate Quality, Sanofi-Aventis Pakistan Limited; Tahir Sharif, Partner, A. F. Fergusons & Company; and Zain Ansari, Executive Director, Deloitte Pakistan, President ISACA Karachi Chapter & Coordinator for Government and Regulatory Advocacy (GRA) Committee; Emad-ul-Hasan, ‎Advocate High Courts and Partner, M/s. Abrar Hasan & Co.- Advocates & Legal Consultants.


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