Blockchain Conference Abu Dhabi has obtained 2 amazing and highly professional speakers from the leading consulting company- PwC.
Steve Plimsoll, PwC Middle East Chief Digital & Data Officer, will share his view on the future of auditing and accounting and entrenched rules to be changed due to Blockchain technology.
Steve is a leading global digital transformation expert with almost 20 years’ experience using data and technology to design and deliver customer centric digital disruption platforms that create new and integrate previously siloed capabilities to enable ground breaking and award winning solutions. Repeatedly tapped to design new leading & differentiating global multi-channel customer centric data and technology strategies, assess the impact / benefits of new technologies and implement products and solutions that beat the competition by offering superior features, services, and both end user and shareholder value. Expert in translating emerging technologies into bottom-line business benefits. Steve brings a unique combination of both strategy & design AND proven disruptive transformation delivery capability.
Madhukar Shenoy, Partner and ME FS Risk and Regulatory Consulting Advisor, will speak about regulations and measures to be taken to make Blockchain a part of the financial world.
Madhukar is leads FS Risk and Regulatory Consulting Advisory Services for PwC in the Middle East. He has over 25 years of audit and consulting experience. He has focused on Regulatory Policy and Risk in the last 15 years during which period he has advised a number of central banks in the Middle East and Asia on a wide range of issues. He has helped central banks in the GCC build their versions of risk based supervision; drafted 2 volumes of rulebooks for Central Bank of Bahrain, assisted on policy for Islamic real estate for a prominent Asian regulator, and more recently advised on Fintech related regulatory policy for central banks.
He has advised a number of banks on governance, risk and compliance projects. He has spoken at a number of conferences on risk, regulation, Islamic finance, corporate governance and Basel III. He has served on the Accounting, Auditing and Governance Standards Board of Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions and has been a principal author of some of the standards.