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Ashwani
Verma
Partner, Risk Assurance & Advisory Services Group Leader
600 California Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94108

Overview

Ashwani leads BPM’s Risk Assurance and Advisory Services (RAAS) Group and IT Assurance practice. He has over 20 years of experience providing internal audit, risk management, regulatory compliance and IT controls related services. He served in senior leadership roles in internal audit and compliance at several large organizations, including PwC, where he was a Managing Director of Risk Assurance, and Deloitte & Touche, LLP. Prior to these public accounting roles, he served as the Head of Internal Audit at Molina Healthcare, where his responsibilities included internal audit, SOX compliance and enterprise risk management. Ashwani’s expertise allows him to work with executives and Board of Directors to optimize the role of internal audit, risk and compliance functions.

His expertise and background includes internal audit strategy and implementation, Sarbanes-Oxley readiness and compliance, enterprise risk management (ERM), corporate governance, COSO 2013 framework and implementation, fraud risk assessments, SOC1/SOC2 readiness and reporting, IT security privacy strategy and assessment, own solvency risk Assessment (ORSA), NAIC model audit rule, ERP/system implementation reviews, process and organization reengineering, regulatory compliance and HIPAA compliance.

Interesting Tidbit

Verma’s family has a passion for traveling, especially internationally. They attempt to visit at least two different countries every year.

Community

  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors (AHIA)
  • Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA)

Certifications

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) – Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) – The Institute of Internal Auditors

Education

BS/Accounting – California State University, Hayward
MS/Information Systems – Golden Gate University