Аli Pirzada, MD

Head of Forensic and Integrity Services in Bulgaria, N. Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo


Ali has substantial experience in leading and managing audits, forensic investigations, risk and compliance reviews of entities in various countries in Europe and experience of leading and planning engagements in diverse sectors like: Financial sector, Life Sciences, Retail, Media & Entertainment. He has a special focus on financial sector entities from multiple aspects including audits, operational risk reviews, AML/KYC reviews and business process analysis with a focus on improvement in performance, compliance and control environments.

He has worked with international agencies like the European Investment Bank, European Investment Fund, USAID and Swiss Helvetas conducting compliance and policy framework reviews, procurement and integrity reviews, KYC/UBO reviews and related investigations.

Ali is a Doctor of Medicine and a qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. He also has a Masters in International Management from King’s College in London.

Other speakers in 2020


Nico Forraz, Dr.

Founding Director and CEO
CTI-Biotech Cell Therapy Research Institute, Lyon, France

United Kingdom

Gary Ashford

Harbottle and Lewis LLP, Chartered Tax Adviser

United Kingdom

Dr. Virginia Acha

Associate Vice President – Global Lead, Global Regulatory Policy