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Risk management is on the brink of a major disruption as big data and machine learning enable a far more predictive approach compared to traditional techniques.

Ben Wareing

EY MENA Risk Management Leader

External audit partner specialized in financial services, experienced in most industry sectors. Strong focus on audit regulatory matters.

Having lived and worked in six different MENA countries, Ben is now the risk management leader for the region and an audit partner, based in Dubai.

His audit clients have been predominantly Financial services and in recent years have included some of the largest banks in the UAE, Qatar and Oman.

He has also worked in Financial Services Risk Advisory prior to taking his current risk management role.

Ben holds the IRM’s Diploma in Risk Management and is ACA-qualified from the ICAEW. His degree, from the University of Birmingham, was in Geology.

How Ben is building a better working world

“In the current environment, public faith in the audit profession needs to be restored.  I strongly believe that regulators, standard-setters, industry and the profession itself need to be working together, internationally, to achieve this. I aim to play a role in facilitating this across the region.”

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