Ahmed Al-Kiswani

Mr. Ahmed Al-Kiswani is a Partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers Middle East, where he heads the financial and banking services sector in Kuwait. He has more than 17 years of accounting and consulting experience in Kuwait and the Middle East. Prior to being a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, he worked as an Executive Director of International Compliance and Governance at NBK Group and as Head of Risk Management and Compliance at the Kuwait Stock Exchange. He also has more than 10 years of experience working for Ernst & Young, specifically in the field of risk management and governance consulting in financial services industry.
He lead large transformational projects for regulators in Middle East , covering central banks and capital markets authorities. Main projects in transforming the regulatory supervision frameworks and developing new operating models.
He presented several specialized working papers and workshops to the boards of directors of many Islamic banks, specifically in the field of Shari'a Supervisory Governance, Risk Management, Remuneration Governance as well as the bases and criteria for evaluating the performance of the Board of Directors.
Ahmed holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Maastricht University and a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Commercial Law. He is a member of many scientific and professional institutions. He has specialized literature and papers in the fields of risk management and regulatory compliance.