Faizal Karim

Faizal Karim


New York, NY



Faizal Karim is a Director at Resolution Economics, LLC and has experience providing a wide range of risk and regulatory consulting services to Boards of Directors, Audit Committees, Company Counsel, and Senior Management, including Chief Financial Officers, Chief Legal Officers, Chief Compliance Officers and Chief Internal Auditors.  Faizal’s experience spans multiple industries, which include but are not limited to asset management, financial services, industrial products, pharmaceutical & life sciences, retail & consumer, and technology sectors.

Prior to joining Resolution Economics, Faizal was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley where he spent over five years as the Global Head of Financial Crimes Compliance Testing & Quality Assurance leading a global team to: assess the design and operational effectiveness of procedures, processes and controls implemented and executed in the first and/or second lines of defense to mitigate and manage risks associated with financial crimes; and identify and inform senior management and business-unit stakeholders (Institutional Securities Group, Investment Management, Wealth Management, Bank, Private Bank) of potential procedures, processes and/or controls to be implemented and/or enhanced to ensure compliance with applicable anti-money laundering (BSA), anti-corruption (FCPA), and economic sanctions (OFAC) laws and regulations.

Prior to Morgan Stanley, Faizal was a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) where he spent more than fifteen years assisting and advising corporate, private equity and attorney clients in matters relating to: forensic accounting; fraud investigation; bribery/corruption investigation; anti-money laundering investigation; financial crime compliance risk assessment and remediation; third-party management; and pre- and post-acquisition due diligence and integration.

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B.A. in Business Administration (Accounting & Finance), University of Washington