Christopher Azzopardi

Director, IT Assurance

KPMG in Malta

Chris currently leads IT Assurance and Attestation services. He heads our IT audit support work for all external financial audit engagements and is responsible for the leveraging of technology within this sphere, including Data and Analytics and Statistical Sampling. Through a dedicated team, he provides assurance over the operating effectiveness of IT controls and substantive testing in supporting statutory financial audits through various technology solutions. Chris has a keen interest in Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs). He leads KPMG Systems Audit services and dedicated teams as required for the certification process by the Malta Digital Innovation Authority (MDIA), and is also actively involved in fora on DLT assurance related services within KPMG internationally.

  • Advisory
  • Banking
  • Bitcoin
  • Capital Markets
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Financial Services
  • IRM in External Audit
  • IT Advisory in Risk Consulting
  • Risk Consulting
  • Virtual currency
  • Executive Masters in Business Administration from the University of Malta, 2009

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, 2003

  • Certified Public Accountant (including Audit Practicing Certificate)

  • Fellow member of the Malta Institute of Accountants (FIA)

  • Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy (Honours) from the University of Malta, 1995.

  • Accredited to conduct ISAE 3402 and ISAE 3000 based SOC 2 / 3 engagements

  • KPMG’s accredited sampling specialist