Karen Safaryan

Director, Head of Audit

KPMG in Georgia

Karen has been with KPMG since October 2002. From 2013, Karen is the Head of Audit Department of KPMG in Georgia. After more than fourteen years with KPMG, Karen has gained extensive experience and knowledge in providing audit services of the financial statements prepared in accordance with IFRS and US GAAP. Karen extensively worked in KPMG’s various offices, including one year in the Financial Services department of KPMG’s London office and 6 months at KPMG Moscow in the department of Industry markets.

Areas of Expertise

Banking, Financial Services, Industrial Manufacturing, Mining, Retail. 

  • PHD in Economics (Yerevan State University)

  • ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), UK

  • Licensed Auditor - Georgia

  • Licensed Auditor - Armenia

  • Board Member of the American Chamber of Commerce - Georgia

  • Member of GFPAA (Georgian Federation of Professional Accountants and Auditors)