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Walid A. Raad

EY Americas Forensic & Integrity Services Financial Services Leader

Dedicated to finding innovative solutions to complex problems by cultivating our diverse team of professionals. Foodie. Loves travel. Husband. Father. Mentor.

Walid is a partner in the New York office of Ernst & Young LLP and has over 17 years of experience assisting our clients with assurance and advisory services. He currently leads our Financial Services sector in the US for Forensic & Integrity Services.

Walid has a Bachelor of Business Administration, magna cum laude, in Finance and Investment from Baruch College, City University of New York. He is a certified public accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist. Walid is fluent in Arabic, French and English.

How Walid is building a better working world

“Walid focuses on matters pertaining to the US Office of the General Counsel (GCO) specifically as it relates to regulatory and internal matters, particularly within the financial services industry. He has extensive and global experience leading investigations and other reviews within the banking and capital markets and asset management sectors.

Walid has been a leader of numerous reviews for the GCO requiring a risk-focused analysis, determination of the scope and duration of the review period, and frequent client communication and coordination. He has extensive experience working closely with in-house and outside counsel and has previously assisted both with remediation efforts, consent orders, internal reviews and other regulatory matters.”

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