Sam Samaratunga

Sam Samaratunga

UK and Global Head of Risk Services, PwC United Kingdom

Sam has been a member of PwC’s Management Board, and holds the current position of PwC’s Head of Risk UK, as well as the Global Risk Services Leader. As part of his role on the Management Board, Sam is responsible for creating and executing the UK firm’s Risk business strategy alongside pulling together our Global Risk Services approach across a number of risk services including Governance and compliance, Regulatory risk, Cyber Security, Internal Audit, Risk Modelling, Technology, Capital Markets and forensics.

During his career, Sam has primarily focused on banking, capital markets and financial services market infrastructure, advising clients on the analysis of risk, control and change within complex information systems. He specalises in financial services and has led client engagements with a range of major banks, clearing houses, regulators and stock exchanges.

Sam is proud of the breadth and quality of Risk services available at PwC, and for PwC to be recognised as the leading provider in this space. He is proud of the benefits that this position brings - delivering excellence for our clients and creating exciting career opportunities for our people. He recognises the extraordinary talent within Risk services and is passionate about creating an environment where the best people can thrive whilst solving our clients’ most challenging problems.

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