Karen Watts

Partner Risk

KPMG in Kuwait

Karen has over 20 years of audit experience. She joined KPMG in London in 1997 and transferred to Kuwait office in September 2003. During her time in London, Karen was the Senior Manager responsible for the global audits of Virgin Group and P&O Ports and for the audit of Crown Castle Communications. She has considerable experience of successfully leading cross – border group audits including multiple audit firms.

Areas of Expertise

Karen has been responsible for the audits of Greater EQUATE entities (from 2008 to 2010), Kuwait National Petroleum Company, Kuwait Gulf Oil Company, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, Kuwait Oil Company, Gulf Cryo Holding Company, Kuwait Airways Corporation, Kuwait Investment Authority, Industrial Bank of Kuwait, Citibank, HSBC Middle East, National Bank of Abu Dhabi and Kuwait and Middle East Financial
Investment Company K.S.C, In addition to providing audit and attestation services, Karen has worked with teams providing valuation, due diligence, forensic, restructuring and deal structuring services.