Jeyapriya Partiban leads KPMG's Advisory business in Bahrain

04 April 2021 2 min. read
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KPMG in Bahrain has elevated Jeyapriya Partiban – the Head of its Risk Consulting practice – to national Head of Advisory. She succeeds Narayanan Ramachandran. 

Jeyapriya Partiban formally kicked off in her new role on Thursday, bringing over two decades of multifaceted experience at the Big Four firm to the position. During this time, she led teams across the Advisory division and delivered engagements for companies in over 25 countries including Bahrain, the Middle East, Asia, Europe and the US. 

Currently the leader of KPMG’s Risk Consulting practice in the Kingdom, and a member of the firm’s Board, Partiban now assumes responsibility for the three main business lines within Advisory: Management Consulting (Strategy, People & Change, IT Advisory, etc), Risk Consulting (Risk Management, Internal Audit, Forensic, etc) and Deal Advisory (Corporate Finance, M&A, Restructuring, etc). 

Jeyapriya Partiban, Head of Advisory, KPMG

“Businesses today are facing significant challenges in light of the rapidly changing economic landscape. Our Advisory professionals help clients with growth, performance and governance, and deal with these uncertainties in a pragmatic and sustainable way,” said Partiban. 

Alongside taking the Advisory reins, Partiban will continue to hold her current roles, as well as serve clients in her areas of specialisation. She focuses on internal audit, corporate governance advisory, enterprise risk management, forensic and financial risk management services, with a focus on projects in the financial services, government, food and beverages, travel and hospitality, energy, telecommunications, transportation and real estate sectors. 

KPMG has a long heritage in Bahrain. The firm was founded in 1968 by two university friends, and has since grown to a team of over 300 professionals, making it one of the country’s largest accounting and consulting firms in the country. 

Board members of KPMG in Bahrain are Jamal Fakhro (Managing Partner), Jaafar AlQubaiti (Head of Audit), Jalil AlAali (Head of Financial Services), Jeyapriya Partiban (Head of Advisory) and Narayanan Ramachandran (board member).