Director, Forensic Services
Faizal Karim is a Director in the PwC Forensic Services practice in New York. Faizal joined PwC in 2002 in the Chicago office and transferred to the New York office in 2006. Over his career, Faizal has obtained significant experience related to anti-corruption compliance due diligence engagements and remediation matters on a global scale for corporate and private equity clients. Faizal has managed global ant-corruption compliance due diligence engagements for large, multi-national corporations and private equity clients, including remediation and implementation of anti-corruption compliance programs at target entities during the post-close phase. His clients have been both public and private entities in the U.S. and Europe in such industries as financial services, private equity, technology, consumer products and entertainment & media. Faizal has developed and instructed training courses and case studies on anti-corruption compliance due diligence, and co-authored a chapter titled "Corporate Remediation" in the second edition of A Guide to Forensic Accounting Investigation. In addition, Faizal is a member of the Securities Litigation Research team at PwC and has been a co-author of the Securities Litigation Study since 2011. Faizal has spoken on various panels regarding anti-corruption compliance programs and compliance due diligence. Faizal is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the States of New York and Washington and is a Certified Fraud Examiner. He is a member of the AICPA and the ACFE. Prior to joining PwC, Faizal was a Senior Auditor in Ernst & Young's Assurance and Advisory Business Services practice, where he provided accounting, auditing, and internal control-related services to financial services and technology clients.