The "excellent" Zain Raheel earns plaudits from peers in Canada for his valuable combination of in-house experience and skill in financial analysis.
In addition to his role as the national practice leader, Zain also spearheads the financial crimes and regulatory initiatives focus for the forensic and integrity services group of EY LLP, in Toronto, Canada. Zain leads investigations and is also focused on helping companies develop pragmatic anti-corruption compliance programmes by engaging people, developing processes and leveraging technology.
Zain has been involved in a wide variety of assignments, for a diverse client base, ranging from large multinational corporations to not-for-profit operations. He has a broad scope of experience in multiple industries, including mining and metals, financial services, oil and gas, manufacturing and entertainment.
Zain also investigated matters involving fraud and suspicious circumstances and provided advice to clients on fraud limitation and loss prevention policies. He has conducted numerous assignments related to allegations of management and employee fraud, source and use of funds analysis and has consulted with clients in implementing practical and effective anti-corruption and anti-fraud controls. Through his career, Zain has interacted with various levels of government agencies including law enforcement departments.
Prior to Joining EY, Zain was a senior vice president at a leading global bank and held the position of anti-bribery and anti-corruption officer responsible for ensuring the financial institution’s compliance with anti-corruption legislation, including but not limited to, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Anti-Bribery Act. In this role, Zain was responsible for ongoing monitoring of the effectiveness of the anti-bribery and anti-corruption programme and programme enhancements, as well as for the enterprise-wide bribery and corruption risk assessment.