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


Ashwani leads BPM’s Risk Assurance and Advisory Services Group and has over 17 years of experience providing internal audit, risk management, regulatory compliance and controls related services. He has served in leadership roles in internal audit and compliance at several large organizations, including PwC, Molina Healthcare and Deloitte & Touche, LLP. He joined BPM from PwC where he served as Managing Director of Risk Assurance. Prior to PwC, Ashwani was Head of Internal Audit at Molina Healthcare with enterprise wide responsibilities of 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 includes: Internal audit strategy & implementation, Sarbanes-Oxley readiness & compliance, enterprise risk management (ERM), corporate governance, COSO 2013 framework & implementation, fraud risk assessments, IT security & privacy strategy & assessment, own solvency risk Assessment (ORSA), NAIC model audit rule, ERP/system implementation reviews, process and organization re-engineering, regulatory compliance, HIPAA compliance and HITRUST.

Interesting Tidbit

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

Professional Affiliations

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


  • Bachelor of Science ( Accounting) — California State University, Hayward
  • Masters of Science (Information Systems) — Golden Gate University, San Francisco
  • CFE — Certified Fraud Examiner
  • CIA — Certified Internal Auditor
  • HITRUST Practitioner