Joel is a partner at KPMG, and leads the Risk Consulting Services group. This focuses on providing SOC 1 (formerly SAS 70) services for fund administrators, financial reporting and Form PF consulting services for hedge funds, Basel II consulting services for the banking industry, internal audit and forensic accounting services.
Joel holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (B.Comm) from the University of British Columbia. He spent two years working in the hedge fund industry with a large fund administrator in the Cayman Islands. While in the industry, he was the account manager in charge of the office’s largest client, and managed a staff of 12 fund accountants. He also performed a short-term assignment to KPMG Dublin, where he worked on the audits of a mutual client of the Cayman Islands and Dublin offices.
He has presented to the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA) on several occasions regarding financial reporting issues for hedge funds.