Lisa Meeks, Etisalat Group

Lisa currently holds the position of Director of Internal Audit for Etisalat’s international operations. She is a senior risk management professional with over 30 years of varied experience (10 of which have been spent working throughout the Middle East and Africa). Her career and experience has spanned consulting, internal and external audit, finance functions, operations, IT audit, compliance, fraud investigations and disputes.

Prior to joining Etisalat (in Abu Dhabi), Lisa spent 21 years working for the Big 4 where she focused on telecommunications and financial services. During this time she had the opportunity to work on international projects with culturally diverse teams for companies such as Vodafone (including the UK, Romania, Greece, Germany, and Ireland), Wind (Greece), Cable and Wireless, BT, Eircom, Fastlink (now Zain Jordan), Telecom Egypt, Viva Bahrain, STC, Mobily, Orange, Gulf Bridge International (GBI), Standard Chartered Bank and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank.

Lisa holds an MSc in Computer Science from University College London and is a CPA (inactive), CISA and CFE.