Karim Haji was appointed Global Head of Financial Services, KPMG International on 1 October 2023, leading the largest industry practice for KPMG firms with approximately 65,000 dedicated partners and professionals. Karim joined KPMG in the UK in 1995 and has worked with teams and clients across the globe, he is currently the Global Lead Partner for a world leading financial institution. He has led the Financial Services practice in the UK since 2019 and took an expanded role leading the KPMG Financial Services offerings across Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMA) between 2021 and 2023. Karim has vast experience in the Financial Services industry, with a multidisciplinary focus on global bank audits and significant advisory engagements across risk, compliance, governance, regulation, finance, and business transformation. He is passionate about technology, innovation, and using the latest fintech solutions to help propel success for clients. In addition, Karim realizes the value of a strong alliance ecosystem and has experience in utilizing these alliance relationships. His rules for success include bringing-out the best of the diverse and ESG minded teams, to help solve the needs of global clients.
- Capital Markets
- Financial Services
- Risk Consulting
Associate Chartered Accountant, ICAEW
BSc (Hons) – Warwick University, UK